The Future of Education in Milwaukee: One Conversation, Two Points of View, moderated by Alan Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy at Marquette Law School
State Rep. Dale Kooyenga, a Republican from Brookfield, and Kim Schroeder, president of the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association, discuss what they see as the best ways to improve educational outcomes for Milwaukee children. Kooyenga is an advocate for charter schools and private school voucher programs and for the Milwaukee Opportunity Schools Partnership Program, which gives the Milwaukee County Executive power to manage selected public schools. Schroeder is a teacher who has been active in the Milwaukee teachers union for years. He became president of the union in 2015. He is an advocate for strengthening public schools and he opposes voucher and independent charter schools.