Minding the Gaps: Public Schools Unite Us: The Story of Ben Nelson and the Menomonee Falls Public Schools

Minding the Gaps is a monthly Wisconsin Public Education Network blog from Wisconsin Alliance for Excellent Schools (WAES) Board Vice President Jim Shaw examining educational gaps or educational inequity in Wisconsin. Public Schools Unite Us is the 2022 theme of the Wisconsin Public Education Network. The story of Ben Nelson, a student in the Menomonee Falls […]

Minding the Gaps: You Get What You Pay For

Minding the Gaps is a monthly Wisconsin Public Education Network blog from Wisconsin Alliance for Excellent Schools (WAES) Board Vice President Jim Shaw examining educational gaps or educational inequity in Wisconsin. What’s the best way to close the gaps? Vouchers or teachers? In the past 10 years Wisconsin increased spending on voucher programs by 179%. Individual […]

Minding the Gaps

Minding the Gaps is a monthly Wisconsin Public Education Network blog from Wisconsin Alliance for Excellent Schools (WAES) Board Vice President Jim Shaw examining educational gaps or educational inequity in Wisconsin. Any traveler in London, England knows to “mind the gap,” to pay attention and be careful stepping from the “Tube” station platform to the […]