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“Be Heard”: 4th Street Forum | Hope For Urban Education

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This week at the 4th Street Forum: The discussion was jam-packed with ideas. In this piece, we hear some audience members briefly share their opinions, followed by some potential solutions from Michael D'Amato (former alderman, currently Wisconsin Director of SEED Foundation), Jeanette Mitchell (Executive Director of the Leadership Center at Cardinal Stritch), and Rita Tenorio (Principal of Fratney Elementary School).

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Next week at the 4th Street Forum:  "Milwaukee Public Schools: Dollars and Results" with guest panelists including Mayor Tom Barrett and MPS Superintendent William Andrekopoulos, as well as Barbara Horton from the Darrell Lynn Hines Academy and Tom Morgan, the Executive Director of the Milwaukee Teachers' Education Association.

More information about the 4th Street Forum is available on their website.

Produced by: Adam Carr