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Northland Pines Superintendent Advocates for SAA Flexibility Agenda

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

Check out the letter that Northland Pines Superintendent Scott Foster sent to his district’s legislators in support of the SAA’s Statutory Flexibility Agenda.  Great job, Scott!

Early Literacy Symposia to Hold Fourth Session Today

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

The Legislative Council Symposia on Early Literacy Policies will hold its fourth session beginning at 2pm today, Wednesday, August 26th. The Symposia Series on Early Literacy Policies will present information on how children learn to read, focusing on the research done by cognitive psychologists, neuroscientists, teacher preparation professionals, and early childhood developmental researchers. The Series […]

WisPolitics Coverage of Nygren Budget Presentation

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

From . . . Joint Finance Committee Co-Chair Rep. John Nygren says the state is in a better financial position than he originally thought when the COVID-19 economic crisis began due in part to “some strong” corporate and sales tax revenues. But the Marinette Republcian warned at a Badger Institute virtual event yesterday “some […]

Nygren: Budget Decisions Made Now Help the Next Budget Process

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020

From The Wheeler Report . . . On a Zoom webinar with the Badger Institute, JFC Co-Chair Rep. Nygren repeatedly said that any decisions that can be made now to reduce spending in the second year of this biennial budget will help soften any blows that may be necessary in the next biennial budget. Nygren […]

Evers Announces Special Session on Police Policy Bills

Monday, August 24th, 2020

From … Gov. Tony Evers announced today he is calling a special session on a package of proposals he released earlier this summer to overhaul police policies. Evers released the package after the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis Police officer, but didn’t call a special session at the time […]

Florence County Superintendent Advocates for SAA Flexibility Agenda

Friday, August 21st, 2020

Check out the letter that Florence County Superintendent Ben Neihaus sent to his district’s legislators in support of the SAA’s Statutory Flexibility Agenda.  Great job, Ben!

Portage County Business Council Supports SAA Flexibility Agenda

Thursday, August 20th, 2020

Check out the letter that Todd Kuckkahn, Executive Director of the Portage County Business Council, sent to the Portage County legislators in support of the SAA Statutory Flexibility Agenda.  Hats off to Todd for his great letter of support!  A big “thank you” to Stevens Point Superintendent Craig Gerlach for helping to facilitate this effort.  […]

DHS Schools COVID-19 Outbreak Guidance

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

Governor Evers’ Office has just released the following: Schools Outbreak Guidance DHS is releasing guidance for schools today. Here is the link to the Guidelines for the Prevention, Investigation, and Control of COVID-19 Outbreaks in K-12 Schools in Wisconsin. This document will be added to the DHS website this afternoon via the COVID-19: Schools and Child Care webpage. […]

Gunderson Joins State Superintendent Race

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

From … Recently retired West Salem Superintendent Troy Gunderson says his platform to become the state’s top elected education official will revolve around the word “ready.” That means making sure students are ready to learn when they begin school, teachers are ready to teach them and high school graduates are ready for their next […]

West Allis-West Milwaukee Superintendent Responds to SAA Flexibility Alert

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

Check out the great letter that West Allis-West Milwaukee Superintendent Martin Lexmond sent to his legislators in support of the SAA’s Statutory Flexibility Agenda.  Great job Martin!

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