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Feb 24, 2017, 1:18 PM
We are tirelessly committed to expanding Transformative Reading Instruction (TRI), the literacy model aimed at improving rates of children reading proficiently by 3rd grade, across the educational ecosystem. We know providing high-quality reading…
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Feb 17, 2017, 1:01 PM
On Thursday, February 9 The Greater Milwaukee Committee, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Milwaukee Succeeds and the Public Policy Forum co-hosted an event that examined the impact of career and technical education in Wisconsin’s K12 system. The…
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Jan 30, 2017, 10:46 AM
Last week, I had the pleasure to attend the Launch of M-cubed, a partnership between Milwaukee Public Schools, MATC and UWM with a focus and commitment to work collaboratively to provide a seamless transition from high school to postsecondary…
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Jan 20, 2017, 12:23 PM
I have GREAT news to share! Milwaukee Succeeds was selected for the 2016 StriveTogether Accelerator Fund, after a competitive application process. We are one of five communities chosen this year, along with the six communities chosen for the first…
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Jan 11, 2017, 2:47 PM
It’s January 2017, and that means many of us are already several days into our New Year’s commitments. So now, more than ever, we’re probably all promising to be our better selves and to be part of positively impacting 2017 outcomes for our children,…
Dec 28, 2016, 9:37 AM
Hi Friends, I hope everyone is staying warm in this wonderful Wisconsin weather! I want to ask everyone a question. Quick multiple choice quiz: What do you think of when you hear the word “Tableau?” The latest board game sure to fly off the…
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Dec 15, 2016, 10:01 AM
Some of you may not know, but our very own Kia Patterson’s last day with Milwaukee Succeeds is Friday, December 16. She has decided to move to Texas to be closer to her family. Kia has been with Greater Milwaukee Foundation for four years and joined…
Dec 2, 2016, 10:57 AM
I love teachers. My son is a teacher. Some of the best people I know are teachers. Recently I’ve had some really candid conversations with teachers. I have a favor to ask. In the next few weeks, reach out to a teacher and simply ask, “How’s your…
Nov 22, 2016, 11:47 AM
With Milwaukee Succeeds, we’re all in this together. We bring folks to the table, where everybody can come and speak as equals. Sounds like the ideal Thanksgiving dinner with family, doesn’t it? If not, check out this New York Times article, “How to…

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