The best high school in Wisconsin? According to the U.S. News and World Report rankings, released several days ago, it is the Carmen High School of Science and Technology campus on Milwaukee’s south side. Which is a charter school.
One of the most disheartening and alarming developments on Milwaukee’s school scene this academic year? The closings of three Universal Academy for the College Bound schools, right in the middle of the school year and in fashions that raise a lot of questions. And they were charter schools.
By Erin Richards of the Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee Public Schools held a celebration at Reagan High School Wednesday morning for the district's positive showing in a list of the nation's best high schools, as determined by U.S. News & World Report.
In listings released last month, the magazine ranked almost 20,000 high schools around the country based on how well the schools prepare students to tackle college-level work.