Summer activities you can do to help your students, schools in the fall elections

One of the key messages in this article from EducationVotes.org is to stay politically informed, connected and active this summer as foundations are laid for the November 4 election. In Wisconsin, it is especially important because the November election will have an enormous impact on the future of public education, the future of our students, […]

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Rep. Fred Clark: It’s time to take a stand for rural schools

In this column, State Rep. Fred Clark (D-Baraboo) writes that Wisconsin is poised to lose a growing number of its rural schools unless our Legislature reverses course. “In the face of declining enrollment and huge cuts in revenue, rural schools are cutting programs, stretching staff with heavier workloads, closing schools, and surviving on referendums year […]

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ACTION ALERT: Don’t let special needs voucher proponents amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Stop Special Needs Vouchers Wisconsin has issued a statement opposing S.1909/H.R.4773, the so-called Creating Hope and Opportunity for Individuals and Communities through Education (CHOICE) Act. Stop Special Needs Vouchers Wisconsin Opposes Federal Special Needs Voucher Funding (6/4/2014) The CHOICE Act is the first legislative attempt to support special needs vouchers on the federal level. The bill […]

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