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A Promising Path:
Online/Blended Learning in K-12 Schools


Susan Patrick, president of the International Association of K12 Online Learning, and Michael Horn, author of Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns, spoke at events co-sponsored by WPRI and the La Follette School in Milwaukee on Feb. 4th and in Madison on Feb. 5th. 

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Online/Blended Learning Event Held In Milwaukee


Wisconsin Needs a Special Needs Scholarship Program

If a special needs scholarship program were to become law in Wisconsin, children like Ildeliza could have more options to attend different public or private schools. Such programs in other states give children with special needs the same nurturing and opportunities already offered to their siblings. 


Tom Howatt Elected WPRI Chairman of the Board of Directors


 How to Correct Our Schools of Education
 Mike Ford, Ph.D. and Mark Schug, Ph.D - October 2013

Two of the smartest people we know on education matters -- Professors Mark Schug and Mike Ford -- point out the reasons our all-important schools of education can no longer be allowed to operate willy-nilly without accountability to taxpayers, students and teachers themselves.



Welcome to Our New Website!

Thank you for visiting our newly redesigned website.  If there is an article or report that you cannot find, please contact us so we may assist you.



WPRI Media Mentions


Alan Borsuk on new tools and new teaching


 Sunday Insight: Charlie Sykes hosts WPRI President Mike Nichols, Mikel Holt, Lynne DeBruin and Michelle Litjens on the Feb. 23 edition of Sunday Insight.

Journal Sentinel Op-ed: Vacant Parcel not Best Bet for Kenosha Casino



Journal Sentinel story: Think tank wants tougher admission standards for education schools



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