Milwaukee Board of School Directors Resolution

By John Forester | February 27, 2015

The Milwaukee Board of School Directors approved a resolution Thursday night.

Information about the Board’s action is in this February Board update news story.

The resolution can be found here.

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LFB Releases Budget Summary

By John Forester | February 27, 2015

Yesterday, the Legislative Fiscal Bureau (LFB) released its summary of the Governor’s budget recommendations.  This is the most important document for explaining exactly what is in the Governor’s proposed budget.

Here is a link to the “jump-off” page that will provide you with links to the various sections of the document.  And here is the link to the Public Instruction section.

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Pepin School Board Adopts Budget Resolution

By John Forester | February 26, 2015

Last night the Pepin School Board adopted a budget resolution and forwarded it to their legislators.  Nice work!

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Pewaukee Adopts Board Resolution, Sends Letter to Community

By John Forester | February 26, 2015

Check out the school board budget resolution and community letter from the Pewaukee School District.  Outstanding!

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Hudson-Area Superintendents Hold News Conference on Budget

By John Forester | February 26, 2015

As reported by the Hudson Star-Observer, Superintendents from six Hudson-area school districts held a rare joint news conference Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 24) to raise the alarm about what Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget will do to education in the communities they serve.

At the meeting were superintendents from Hudson, River Falls, Somerset, Baldwin-Woodville, Spring Valley and St. Croix Central.  Superintendents from Ellsworth, Prescott and New Richmond were not in attendance but joined their colleagues in opposition to the proposed changes.

To all involved, “Awesome leadership!”

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More School Boards Adopt Resolutions

By John Forester | February 25, 2015

Check out the budget resolutions that were adopted by the Brown Deer, Maple and Omro school boards.

Great work everyone!

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Elmbrook School District Faces $1.5 Million Deficit

By John Forester | February 25, 2015

Check out the news article in the BrookfieldNOW newspaper.

The article includes quotes from Elmbrook Superintendent Mark Hansen and Elmbrook school board members.

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Baraboo School Board Resolution

By John Forester | February 24, 2015

Check out another outstanding budget resolution.  This one was adopted last night by the Baraboo School Board.

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Powerful Resolution Adopted by Wauwatosa School Board

By John Forester | February 24, 2015

Check out the powerful 2015-17 budget resolution adopted by the Wauwatosa School Board!

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Letter to South Milwaukee Families

By John Forester | February 23, 2015

South Milwaukee Superintendent Rita Olson and the South Milwaukee School Board  has sent a letter to South Milwaukee families informing them of the impact that proposed state budget cuts will have on students in the South Milwaukee School District, and encouraging parents and community members to contact legislators with their questions.

This is another great example of strong leadership on behalf of the kids we serve.  Great job!

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