Scott Milfred

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Scott Milfred has been the editorial page editor for the Wisconsin State Journal since 2005, and previously covered the Wisconsin statehouse. Milfred and his editorial page team were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize in 2008 for editorial writing.

With seven weeks to go in the race for Wisconsin governor, U.S. Senate and attorney general, Tony Evers, Tammy Baldwin and Brad Schimel have to be feeling good about their chances.

Milfred and Hands analyze the results of last week's Marquette poll, both its lessons and limitations as the Nov. 6 election approaches. Repub…

In this week's "Center Stage" political podcast, Milfred and Hands dissect Tuesday's primary election, including the top races for governor and U.S. Senate.

In this week's political podcast from the sensible center of Wisconsin politics, Milfred and Hands dissect Tuesday's primary election, includi…

In this week's political podcast, Milfred and Hands interview pint-sized experts on the need for year-round school to stop the summer slide in learning. A year-round class schedule is finally coming to Madison, thanks to two new public charter schools.

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In this week's political podcast, Milfred and Hands tout newspaper endorsements, why the State Journal does them, and read the paper's best -- and worst -- recommendations of all time. The State Journal undeniably got at least one of its presidential endorsements right.

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We also publish Leonard Pitts, Cynthia Tucker, Dana Milbank and a Sunday Cap Times column. We think offering a diversity of views is best, What false information have you seen?

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Scott Milfred commented on Charter schools are public schools

From the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction website, under the heading WHAT IS A PUBLIC SCHOOL? The first six words: Charter schools are public, nonsectarian schools ... Here's the link (you have to scroll down just a bit to see it): http://sms.dpi.wi.gov/sms_csindex. In the same gra…

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Scott Milfred commented on Charter schools are public schools

LifeSKills Academy is a voucher school, not a charter school. http://www.jsonline.com/newswatch/240125681.html

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He vetoed the bill: http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/tp-032/?action=more_essay