another message from the email inbox from the Wisconsin Education Association Council:
Future of Public Education in the Balance
Governor Walker’s budget proposal represents yet another radical break from Wisconsin tradition that will dramatically affect educators and students for years to come. Final decisions on the two-year budget are likely to be made within the [...]
[This is the press release referred to in Parents Respond to Walker's Education Policy post]
For Immediate Release, January 14, 2013 Contact: Jasmine Alinder, (414) 378-7262 or Angela McManaman, (414) 793-4815
Wisconsin parents call for re-investment in K-12 public education:‘Repair the damage’
It’s a new year, and new, improved education funding possibilities await Wisconsin schoolchildren. [...]
[This is from my email inbox. And for full disclosure it was emailed to me by WEAC]
Important Message from Concerned Parents
Dear Friends of Public Education:
Tonight is an important night for Wisconsin K-12 public education. Scott Walker will present his State of the State address at 7pm, and is expected to go on [...]
According to the Associated Press:
Gov. Scott Walker says he’s considering several options to keep tuitions affordable in the University of Wisconsin System.
First, no matter what the governor thinks, it costs a serious amount of money to run a world class university. One that he likes to tout for it’s job creation and [...]
During a talk to the community of St. Anthony’s School on Milwaukee’s south side, Governor Walker said he was interested in expanding Wisconsin’s school voucher program beyond the Milwaukee and Racine areas. The governor of course was preaching to the choir since St. Anthony’s is the largest voucher school participant in the Milwaukee area with [...]
From my friends at Thirdcoast Digest and their weekly winners and losers column. I imagine you can guess in which category I found this item:
Gov. Scott Walker
In the aftermath of “Goldengate” or “The Toucheception” or whatever its being called now, Gov. Scott Walker tweeted this, about the unionized, striking referees: “After catching a [...]
There are a few things that have defined the Walker regime
1. He is perpetually less than honest
2. He has demonized public workers, especially teachers
3. He values people who work for him politically over all others.
Now we have a story that Jud from UppityWI brings us a story that [...]
Scott Walkers campaign committee is out with a new ad hoping that the third time will be the charm. Like Casey at Bat, the swing and missed grandly their first two attempts. They started with a huge swing and miss by a new school board member who had problems counting and was ethically challenged.
Because It is NOT supposed to! As I pointed out recently, the fact that the Walker administration says they are “reforming” education, is a myth!
In reality, while a teacher’s role in the classroom is incredibly important, it pales in comparison to other external factors a child confronts on a daily basis(socio-economic background, parents [...]