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 Robert Woodson Sr. spoke at a WPRI-sponsored event in Milwaukee on fighting poverty and restoring the American Dream

- VIDEO of Woodson on Milwaukee, the welfare myth and new ways to fight poverty

- VIDEO of Woodson on political competition

- VIDEO of Woodson on problems of the rich

- VIDEO of Woodson on Violence-free Zones

- VIDEO of Woodson on the nuclear family and surrogates 


                                       


 

What's New From WPRI


Renewing Civil Society: A Q&A with Paul Ryan




 

The May 2014 Issue of WI Magazine
 


Unrealized Potential: The Need for Accountability in Wisconsin's Special Education Programs by Michael R. Ford, Ph.D. and Mike Nichols, M.A.


 

 

Good Riddance by Mike Nichols

 

 

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. 

 

 

                             

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WPRI Media Mentions

 

Duey Stroebel says compromise vote by opponents cost $788 million
Journal Sentinel - August 10, 2014
 

The politics and power of Poverty Inc

Wisconsin Reporter - July 3, 2014

 

Robert Woodson joins Charlie Sykes
WTMJ - June 26, 2014

 

School choice deserves a chance to grow 

Journal Sentinel - May 28, 2014

 WPRI chief responds to critic
Journal Sentinel -  May 23, 2014

Pace is not nearly enough to meet goal: Torinus and Hefty analyze jobs claim
Journal Sentinel - May 21, 2014

On taxes, Scott Walker and Mary Burke differ in style and substance
Wisconsin State Journal 
 

Let's create opportunity for all kids
Journal Sentinel - April 25, 2014
 

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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Interesting Links

 

Toyota Escapes to Texas - Why another engine of middle-class jobs is fleeing California, Wall Street Journal, May 2, 2014


Christian Science Monitor: PISA test shows U.S. Education "stagnation."  For more on why this matters so much, see the recent story in WPRI's Wisconsin Interest on economic ramifications of faltering achievement in U.S. schools.

 

 

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