Another Example of the Failure of Milwaukee Public Schools

Today Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent William Andrekopoulos ordered School of Humanities closed. This is a high school in the North Division complex with 163 students enrolled.

The school closure has been prompted by recent violent incidents, including two fights requiring police intervention and an attack on a safety aide.

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Former Property Manager Indicted by Feds for Embezzling

Andrew Bandy, a former property manager for Mallory Properties, has been indicted on federal charges related to embezzlement. Bandy is accused of embezzling over $240,000 from the real estate investment company. According to the indictment, which was handed down last week by a federal grand jury, Bandy submitted false invoices for construction work never performed, … Read more Former Property Manager Indicted by Feds for Embezzling

The criminal conviction of Kenneth Lay has been vacated

[tag]Ken Lay[/tag], the former chairman of Enron Corp., has had his criminal conviction on [tag]fraud [/tag] and [tag]conspiracy[/tag] charges vacated. He was convicted on May 25, 2006, and died from a massive coronary on July 5, 2006. The law in the Fifth Circuit states that if a defendant dies before having an opportunity to [tag]appeal[/tag] … Read more The criminal conviction of Kenneth Lay has been vacated

6 excuses why people don’t save money

Bankrate.com ran a great article about why consumers don’t save their money. It seems everyone’s got a reason, er, excuse … From their article: I don’t make enough money – Many people just spend their money until it’s gone. Tracking what you spend may help you control your spending, and therefore help you to save. … Read more 6 excuses why people don’t save money

More “supervision” for City of Milwaukee criminals

Disclosure: I was a [tag]probation[/tag] and [tag]parole[/tag] agent 11 years ago. Wisconsin is going to create a special unit of probation and parole agents to look after Milwaukee residents who are “on paper”. Police Chief Nannette Hegerty has said that one out of every five suspects arrested by Milwaukee police is on either probation or … Read more More “supervision” for City of Milwaukee criminals

Milwaukee Public Schools – Failing Its Students

It appears that many students in MPS are repeating grades… As of September 25, Milwaukee Public Schools had 9,000 students in ninth grade. Freshmen. Kids who are usually 14, going on 15 years old. 3,000 of those ninth graders were in ninth grade for at least the second time. 636 of those ninth graders were … Read more Milwaukee Public Schools – Failing Its Students

More Details on the Felony Charges Against Terry Gaouette, Former CFO of the Milwaukee Public Museum

As reported yesterdaygaouette.jpg, the former CFO of the Milwaukee Public Museum has been charged with four criminal counts against him for his part in the raiding of the organization’s endowment fund.

Here is a summary of the criminal complaint against Terry Gaouette:

Count 1 – Theft By Officer – From March 1, 2004 and February 28, 2005, transferred money out of the endowment fund without the owner’s consent.

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The Milwaukee District Attorney’s Office Has Actually Charged Someone in the Milwaukee Public Museum Scandal!

The Milwaukee county district attorney’s office has brought criminal [tag]misconduct[/tag] charges against Terry Gaouette, the former CFO of the Milwaukee Public Museum. He is charged with four felonies related to illegally transferring endowment funds and falsifying records. He could receive up to 28 years in prison if found guilty on all counts.

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Another former Enron executive is sentenced

On Friday, Enron’s former executive in charge of investor relations, Paula Rieker, was sentenced to two years of probation. She could have received up to ten years in prison, but was given a lighter sentence because she has cooperated with the investigation of other Enron executives. Specifically, Reiker was instrumental in the trails of Kenneth … Read more Another former Enron executive is sentenced