T4U starts to take care of business

February 21, 2013

Many of you have been following our efforts working to revamp the MPS tutoring program. After first reporting on the problem, meeting with the school board and having our solution approved, we are happy to report on some visible change. Continue reading

Extra Extra! MPS Board Approves Tutoring Changes

September 30, 2012

After months of work, on September 27th the MPS School Board passed the after-school tutoring program changes Common Ground pushed for. Read about the details here in this fine article by Erin Richards of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “Credit for … Continue reading

Opportunity to Keep the After-School Conversation Going!

September 24, 2012

On October 10th, we have a tremendous opportunity to add our expertise to the discussion Continue reading

MPS School Board Victory

September 19, 2012

On September 19th, twenty Common Ground leaders, students, parents and speakers attended the MPS Accountability, Finance and Personal School Board Committee (AF&P). Largely due to Common Ground’s hard work and commitment, the committee moved towards approval of some much needed … Continue reading

CG Members on WUWM’s Lake Effect Program

May 2, 2012

If you missed it live, you can still listen to the broadcast of Milwaukee’s WUWM’s Lake Effect program here from May 2nd, 2012 as 4 leaders from the Education Team explain how we will work to revamp the SES Tutoring … Continue reading

Keep on Building Common Ground!

May 1, 2012

If you were at the Common Ground delegates Assembly yesterday, chances are your hands may be a little sore from all of the clapping – and rightfully so. We have great reason to applaud. With over 1,250 attendees, it was … Continue reading

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March 20, 2012

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The launch of our latest campaign | fixing the SES Tutoring Program

March 9, 2012

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers Monday March 12th was the start of something big. In an effort to improve our schools, we launched the Education Issue campaign with a goal of redesigning the SES After School Tutoring Program. … Continue reading

Our February Delegates Assembly : a night to celebrate and motivate

March 8, 2012

It’s happening. We’re really making some great strides in the community. Our Delegates Assembly, on Monday, February 27, was a night for Common Ground to celebrate our accomplishments and welcome the opportunity for more. With over 190 members, all came … Continue reading

CG Interview on Mke Public Radio

October 17, 2011

Please tune your radio to Milwaukee’s NPR affiliate 89.7 WUWM at 10am tomorrow (Tuesday 10/18) morning to listen to our education team interviewed on Lake Effect! You can either listen live or find it in the archive. You can also … Continue reading