Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Rob Meyer’s commitment to improving K-12 students’ academic success spans three decades. As an educator and researcher, he has shared his passion with students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and school leaders across the country.

Monday, 23 November 2009 10:37

Education speaker draws media attention

Brown University professor Kenneth Wong's perspective on mayoral control of the Milwaukee Public Schools garnered media coverage in the days after his November presentations in Madison and Milwaukee.

After a couple of years in Milwaukee helping public school students figure out how to apply and pay for college, Ryan Eisner decided to switch his energies to making structural change, and so he enrolled in the La Follette School's Master of Public Affairs degree program.

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 10:31

Elizabeth Janeczko, MPA

I want to be an advocate for my kids at the state and federal government level. I want to advocate for racial integration in public schools along with other much-needed, wide-spread educational policy change.

Thursday, 12 September 2013 00:00

Emmel looks forward to exploring big picture

Ben Emmel is looking forward to gaining more skills to help people. "I am interested more in the bigger picture, in issues and public policy," the first-year student says.

Students in Milwaukee's school voucher program scored at levels similar to their peers enrolled in Milwaukee Public Schools, according to a new study.
Thursday, 15 October 2009 12:52

Expert to discuss urban education

An expert on urban education policy will address alumni and friends of the La Follette School at an evening presentation,  "Rethinking Local School Governance: Tensions and Strategies," today, November 16, at the Milwaukee Athletic Club at 5:30 p.m. Guests are invited to a 4 p.m. reception.
La Follette School faculty have been sharing their insights in the media.
Wednesday, 16 November 2011 11:02

Faculty share expertise in media

Faculty have been in the news recently.
A La Follette School faculty member and a faculty affiliate will share their expertise with the Wisconsin Legislature by serving on two committees that will study state issues and make recommendations for the 2011-12 legislative session.
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