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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 […]

Craig Won’t Seek Reelection to the Senate

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

From WisPolitics.com … GOP state Sen. Dave Craig, of Big Bend, announced today he won’t seek reelection this fall, saying he and his family “need a break from public life.” Craig, a former aide to U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan and a real estate agent, was elected to the Assembly in a May 2011 special election. […]

More Districts Tell The Story

Monday, May 18th, 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:  Tanya Kotlowski (Necedah), Cory Hinkel (Luck), Kevin Shetler (Siren), Chris VanderHeyden (Menasha), Duane Bark (Markesan), Patrick Rau (Peshtigo). The SAA encourages other districts to tell their story to their legislators as […]

This Is Why You Need to Tell the Story

Friday, May 15th, 2020

“The schools are cheating the students and the taxpayers”. This is the title of a column (linked below) that appeared in the May 13th edition of the Waukesha Freeman.  It was authored by Mark Belling, conservative radio talk show host. I don’t need to say any more.  Read it here.  Then finish your letter to […]

More Districts Tell The Story

Friday, May 15th, 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:  Brandon Robinson (Unity), Steve Lutzke (Parkview), Randy Nelson (La Crosse), Sue Savaglio-Jarvis (Kenosha). The SAA encourages other districts to tell their story to their legislators as well.  Forward those letters to […]

More Districts Tell The Story

Friday, May 15th, 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:  Judith Baseman (Appleton), Erik Olson (Ashland), Mark Burandt (St. Croix Falls), Nicole Schweitzer (Shiocton), Kent Kindschy (Turtle Lake). The SAA encourages other districts to tell their story to their legislators as […]

More Districts Tell The Story

Thursday, May 14th, 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:  Eric Wright (Elk Mound), Mark Weddig (Chequamegon), Diane Tremblay (Barron), Meaghan Gustafson (La Farge), Jennifer Thayer (New Glarus). The SAA encourages other districts to tell their story to their legislators as […]

Court Declares Emergency Order 28 Unlawful; Allows School Closure Order to Stand

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

From the Legal Side… Several law firms that we work with either have released, or will soon release, legal updates focusing on the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s decision yesterday to declare Emergency Order 28 unlawful, yet allow the school closure order to stand.  We will provide links below to each firm’s update as it becomes available. […]

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