MPTV Events

4th Street Forum - "Untangling Wisconsin School Options: Public, Charter, or Voucher?"

Thursday, March 28, 2013 / 12:00 pm


4th Street Forum -

Join the MPTV audience at Historic Turner Hall.

1034 N. 4th Street
Milwaukee WI.

Can parents make informed decisions? How does the community benefit from these school options? And how important are standards, accountability, and transparency?

Hosted by MARCUS WHITE,
Vice President of Community Partnerships for the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.

Guests:

ALAN BORSUK is an education columnist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Until 2009, he worked full time for the paper as an education reporter. Mr. Borsuk is a Marquette University Law School Senior Fellow in Law and Public Policy where he continues his research and writing on education.

ANNELIESE DICKMAN, JD is the research director for Public Policy Forum, a Milwaukee-based, nonpartisan think tank. The focus of her research and writing is on education policy, including financing and governance. Ms. Dickman was the Forum's lead author of their 15th annual report on education, "Cost and Performance in Choice Schools."

LATISH REED, PhD is an assistant professor of educational leadership at UW-Milwaukee. Earlier in her career, she was a middle school teacher and an assistant principal for Milwaukee Public Schools. Professor Reed also helped to start a charter school, Malcolm X Academy, which has since closed.

Here's where to go to attend Wisconsin's only weekly TV program taped in front of an audience: 1034 N. 4th Street, 2nd floor (Main entrance across from the Bradley Center on 4th with elevator access off the parking lot on 4th and Highland.)

Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The forums are free and open to the public. Bring your lunch or buy it there. Come with a friend and join the conversation.

CAN'T ATTEND? Watch on Milwaukee Public Television, Channel 36.1 - Friday, 9 PM and Sunday, 9 AM or at www.mptv.org/shows/fourth_street_forum/.