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GOP Says Evers’ Special Ed Boost Won’t Happen

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Check out the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story.

BoardmanClark: DOL Releases New Overtime Rules

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

From The Legal Side… BoardmanClark recently published this School Law FYI regarding the U.S. Department of Labor’s release of its proposed overtime rule. The SAA regularly receives these updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA members with the permission of BoardmanClark.

Suggestions for Budget Advocacy

Monday, March 11th, 2019

I would like to thank all those SAA members that have already begun conversations with their legislators regarding the governor’s budget recommendations.  Our success during this state budget process will be determined by your relationships with your legislators and your willingness to contact your legislators repeatedly throughout the long budget process. While this post is […]

Governor Evers Budget Address

Friday, March 1st, 2019

Check out the text of Governor Evers’ State Budget Address.

Budget in Brief K-12 Education Highlights

Friday, March 1st, 2019

K-12 education highlights from the Budget in Brief begin on p. 11.  Check it out.

SAA News Release

Friday, March 1st, 2019

The SAA issued this news release this morning regarding the introduction of the governor’s executive budget.

Budget News Coverage

Friday, March 1st, 2019

Check out some of the news coverage on Governor Evers state budget proposal and the Republican response to it. Wisconsin State Journal Wisconsin State Journal Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Understanding the State Budget Process

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

The nonpartisan Wisconsin Policy Forum (WPF) has just issued a brief overview of the State Budget Process that SAA members may wish to share with boards of education and constituent groups in your districts.  Check it out here.

Evers Seeks to Freeze Voucher School Enrollment

Monday, February 25th, 2019

In his first state budget, Governor Tony Evers will seek to freeze enrollment in private voucher schools and suspend expansion of independent charter schools.  Check out the news story from Molly Beck of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

WPF Releases New School DataTool

Friday, February 15th, 2019

On the heels of releasing a very well-received report on special education funding earlier this week, the nonpartisan Wisconsin Policy Forum (WPF) today released a new online school resource which allows parents, teachers, school officials and the public to examine and compare educational data for school districts throughout Wisconsin. For more information, see the WPF […]

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