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Briggs Joins State Superintendent Race

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

From WisPolitics.com . . . Sheila Briggs, who has spent the past nine years as an assistant state superintendent, today announced her campaign to become Wisconsin’s next top education official. Briggs began her education career teaching 4K and kindergarten in Madison schools before becoming an elementary principal. She then joined the district’s central office as […]

More Districts Tell The Story

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

The following superintendents have sent letters to their districts’ legislators “telling their story” about how they are serving their students during the COVID-19 crisis:  Bernie Nikolay (Cambridge), Randy Bergman (Prentice), Phillip Tubbs (Weyauwega-Fremont), Rick Spicuzza (Prescott), Jeff Weiss (South Milwaukee). The SAA encourages other districts to tell their story to their legislators as well.  Forward […]

More Districts Tell The Story

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

The following superintendents have sent letters to their districts’ legislators “telling their story” about how they are serving their students during the COVID-19 crisis:  Jeff Jacobson (Dodgeville), Kurt Cohen (Potosi), Tina Van Meer (Gibraltar), Aaron Engel (G-E-T). The SAA encourages other districts to tell their story to their legislators as well.  Forward those letters to […]

Unique Challenges Facing Rural Schools

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

Check out this news story from the Wisconsin State Journal about the unique challenges schools have in delivering instruction to children in rural areas.

More Districts Tell The Story

Friday, May 22nd, 2020

The following superintendents have sent letters to their districts’ legislators “telling their story” about how they are serving their students during the COVID-19 crisis:  Amy Starzecki (Superior), Seth Harvatine (Sheboygan). And also check out the Slide Show Jim Boebel (Platteville) sent to his legislators as well. The SAA encourages other districts to tell their story […]

More Districts Tell The Story

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

The following superintendents have sent letters to their districts’ legislators “telling their story” about how they are serving their students during the COVID-19 crisis:  Jenny Starck (Cadott), Nate Burklund (Niagara), Willy Chambers (Black Hawk), Jeff Sauer (Bowler), Jordan Sinz (Wisconsin Heights), Don Kirkegaard (West Bend). The SAA encourages other districts to tell their story to […]

More Districts Tell The Story

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

The following superintendents have sent letters to their districts’ legislators “telling their story” about how they are serving their students during the COVID-19 crisis:  Diane Johnson (Birchwood), Laurie Asher (Seymour), Jean Born (Sheboygan Falls), Julie Prouty (Ithaca). The SAA encourages other districts to tell their story to their legislators as well.  Forward those letters to […]

New Title IX Regulations Make Sweeping Changes for Schools

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Strang Patteson Law Firm focuses on new final Title IX regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Education.  The new regulations, which make sweeping changes to existing Title IX regulations, are effective August 14, 2020. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this […]

More Districts Tell The Story

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

The following superintendents have sent letters to their districts’ legislators “telling their story” about how they are serving their students during the COVID-19 crisis:  Randi Anderson (Shawano), Andy Space (Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine), Leonard Lueck (Brodhead). The SAA encourages other districts to tell their story to their legislators as well.  Forward those letters to the SAA and we […]

DPI, AG Provide Guidance Related to Schools Following Supreme Court Decision

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Buelow Vetter Law Firm provides an overview of the May 13, 2020 Wisconsin Supreme Court decision striking down Emergency Order #28, subsequent guidance from DPI and the Wisconsin Attorney General, and recommendations for schools in this uncertain time. The SAA regularly receives these legal […]

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