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Terrence Falk

Terrence Falk

Terrence Falk worked for more than 31 years as a Milwaukee Public School teacher and served for 12 years on the Milwaukee school board and as Milwaukee's representative to the Wisconsin Association of School Boards. He has written for Milwaukee Magazine, Shepherd Express, Science Magazine, Urban Milwaukee and School News.

San Francisco Youth Climate Strike - March 15, 2019

Schools respond in disparate ways to climate strike 

By: - September 15, 2019

On Friday, September 20, students in Wisconsin and around the world will walk out of school to protest the lack of action on solving the climate change crisis. Rallies are planned for Madison, Milwaukee, La Crosse, Appleton, Eau Claire and Ashland. In Madison, students will march to the Capitol. In Milwaukee, the rally will be […]

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HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 7: Ckaris Williams, a teacher and Hurricane Katrina evacuee, prepares her classroom at Douglass Elementary School in Houston September 7, 2005 in Houston, Texas. Douglass was closed for budgetary reasons but the Houston Independent School District reopened the facility for children of evacuees from Hurricane Katrina. Williams taught at Frederick Douglass Elementary on the West Bank in New Orleans prior to the storm.

The mission of our schools

By: - September 3, 2019

My wife and I are watching two of our grandchildren go off to school this fall, a first grader and a fourth grader. They attend Milwaukee’s Fernwood Montessori and have different teachers this year. Even though their parents are very supportive as they ferry them off to school every day, I still worry about them. […]