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10/15 General Aid Run from DPI

Monday, October 17th, 2022

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction posted state general school aids on 10/15/22.  The information published includes certified general school aid amounts for each school district, as well as 2022-23 student enrollment numbers for independent charter schools and private schools participating in state parental choice programs. The enrollment numbers are used to determine the dollar […]

Education Law Center Special Education Funding Report

Tuesday, October 11th, 2022

The National Education Law Center published a new study today based on the work done by the Wisconsin Policy Forum and with input from some of our public education advocates on Wisconsin’s special education reimbursement rate. Their findings are consistent with the information all of you have been sharing with us for many years, that districts are covering […]

Expulsion Notices Must Contain Specifics

Wednesday, October 5th, 2022

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, the BoardmanClark Law Firm focuses on the specifics that must be contained in an expulsion notice. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates, and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA members with the permission of […]

Human Growth and Development Instruction: What Does Wisconsin Law Require?

Wednesday, October 5th, 2022

From the Legal Side . . . In its most recent Legal Update, the Renning, Lewis & Lacy Law Firm focuses on what Wisconsin law requires regarding human growth and development instruction. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to […]

Michels Campaign Does Not Respond to SAA Survey

Wednesday, October 5th, 2022

As you know, on September 8th the SAA asked the Michels and Evers campaigns to respond in writing to several questions on current education policy issues impacting Wisconsin public schools and public school children. The Evers campaign submitted their responses prior to the September 28th deadline.  After multiple requests, we have yet to receive a response from […]

Evers Campaign Answers SAA Survey Questions

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022

Governor Tony Evers has provided written answers to the SAA’s gubernatorial candidate survey questions.  We have not yet received a response from the Michels campaign.  The deadline to receive survey responses is September 28th. Stay tuned.

SAA News Release

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

The SAA has issued a news release on State Superintendent Underly’s 2023-25 biennial budget request.

DPI Submits $2.5 Billion 2023-25 Biennial Budget Request

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction today requested $2.5 billion in its 2023-25 biennial budget submission to the Wisconsin Department of Administration.  For more information, see the DPI News Release below. DPI submits 2023-25 biennial budget request (wi.gov)

School Referendum Set for November Election

Tuesday, September 13th, 2022

From The Wheeler Report… There are 77 school referendum over 56 school districts scheduled for the November 8 ballot. The 77 referenda include 38 to issue debt, 12 to exceed the revenue limit on a recurring basis, and 27 to exceed the revenue limit on a non-recurring basis. Taxpayers are being asked to expend $2,054,981,999 […]

SAA Submits Questions to Evers, Michels Campaigns

Thursday, September 8th, 2022

Earlier today, the SAA asked the Evers and Michels campaigns to respond in writing to several questions on current education issues impacting Wisconsin public schools and public school children.  Our intention is to forward the candidate responses to the entire SAA membership as soon as they are received. We have asked the candidates to provide […]

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