Anneliese Dickman's Blogs

March 26, 2007 - 10:23am
By: Anneliese Dickman
A story on Frontpage Milwaukee, an online newpaper run by UWM journalism students, illustrates how the local mainstream media has focused disproportionately on Mayfair Mall's crime problems. The author, Matthew Hrodey, found:In 2006, police made 731...
March 20, 2007 - 8:13am
By: Anneliese Dickman
The National Association of Child Care Resources and Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) has released new state rankings on child care standards and oversight. The report, "We Can Do Better: NACCRRA’s Ranking of State Child Care Center Standards and...
March 19, 2007 - 12:54pm
By: Anneliese Dickman
Way back in 2000, the Forum wrote a white paper for the Governor's economic summit (remember those?), which found that while joining the "new economy" was necessary, it could actually harm our tax base in certain ways. We noted especially that our...
March 14, 2007 - 9:36am
By: Anneliese Dickman
The 2006 State Preschool Yearbook released today by the National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers (NIEER) ranks Wisconsin seventh for access to government-funded pre-K programs for 4-year-olds. The state ranks 22nd in access for 3-...
March 12, 2007 - 10:52am
By: Anneliese Dickman
The policy wonks over at WisPolitics are once again running a state budget blog. The blog follows all the budget hearings and meetings of the JFC (usually live-blogged), as well as most of the press releases by advocacy groups, administrative...
March 9, 2007 - 1:48pm
By: Anneliese Dickman
The Forum's public opinion survey on race relations released late last year found race relations in SE Wisconsin are poor and not perceived as getting better. But we also found that in areas of interpersonal relations, such as marriage, adoption,...
March 8, 2007 - 8:46am
By: Anneliese Dickman
Milwaukee
March 7, 2007 - 8:37am
By: Anneliese Dickman
The Kaufman Foundation's latest ranking of states puts Wisconsin 30th. The 2007 State New Economy Index finds that states in the Midwest, including Wisconsin, are not adapting their economies to compete effectively in regional and global markets....

Pages