Welcome to the new AMPS resources page. The resources have been divided into three categories: Wisconsin, Blogs and Other Resources. The Wisconsin category is a mixture of organizations and research groups dedicated to education, mostly tied to Wisconsin. Take some time to explore; Learn and enjoy. Suggestions welcome!

Take Action (local, state and federal government, organization and media contacts)


Community and Schools Together (CAST)

The Association for a Better Community and Schools (ABCs, Monroe)

Center for the Study of Jobs & Education in Wisconsin and United States

Department of Public Instruction

The Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools

Institute for One Wisconsin

The Institute for Wisconsin’s Future (IWF)

Madison Area Music Awards

Madison Metropolitan School District

Madison Partners for Inclusive Education

Madison Teachers Inc.

Project ABC Waukesha

Progressive Dane

School Finance Network

The Wisconsin Alliance for Excellent Schools (WAES)

Wisconsin Association of School Boards

WCER – Wisconsin Center for Education Research

Wisconsin Council on Children and Families

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC)

Wisconsin Parent Teacher Association


Wisconsin State Legislature



Blogging Blue

Blogging MPS (Milwaukee)

Dane Blog Network for Dane County

folkbum’s rambles and rants

Maya Cole’s blog

The Proletariat (Education)

Rethinking Schools

School Information System

Waxing America (Education)

Wit and Wisdom



Bridging Differences

Education Notes Online

Education Policy Blog

Educational Justice



The Frustrated Teacher

Gerald Bracey at the Huffington Post

I, Who Can’t

John Thompson at This Week in Education

Lefty Blogs



NCLB – It’s Time for a Change!


The Perimeter Primate

Politics K-12

Schools, Society, and the Pursuit of Equity in Education in the U.S.

Schools Matter

Shut Up and Teach

Susan Ohanian

TeacherKen (DailyKos)

teacherken’s musings on everything

This Week in Education

Other Resources:

The American Educational Research Association (AERA)

American School Board Journal

The Annenberg Institute for School Reform

The Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement

The Center for Public Education

The Century Foundation: Education

Coalition of  Essential Schools

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

Cross City Campaign for Urban School Reform

Education Action (Jonathan Kozol’s Network)

Education and the Public Interest Center (EPIC)

Education Disinformation Detection and Reporting Agency

Education Policy Research Unit

Equality & Education (Century Foundation)

ERIC – Education Resources Information Center

Education Review: A Journal for Book Reviews

The Educator Roundtable

The Forum for Education and Democracy

Great Lakes West Comprehensive Assistance Center

The Learning First Alliance

The Minority Student Achievement Network

The National Access Network (school finance)

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

The National Center for Education Statistics

The National Center for Fair & Open Testing

National Association for Partners in Education

National Education Association (NEA)

The National High School Center

National Institute for Urban School Improvement

The National School Boards Association

Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory

Phi Delta Kappa International

Public Education Network (PEN)

The Teachers College Record

Think Tank Review Project

U.S. Department of Education

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC)

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