Thursday, February 28, 2013

Walker Backs Accountability Report Cards for Voucher Schools?

In an apparent change of heart, Governor Walker has indicated that he is in favor of holding voucher schools accountable to at least the standards dictated by the "new" school report cards.  Following is a link to the Journal- Sentinel article:

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

More On Voucher Plan

Senate President Mike Ellis (R)- Neenah provides some opinions on the impending voucher expansion discussed as part of the 13-15 budget:

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

The WASB Reaction to the Governor's Budget

The following link will bring you to a copy of the Wisconsin Association of School Board's (WASB) press release regarding the Governor's proposed budget:

Monday, February 18, 2013

Superintendent Ever's Response to the State Budget

State Superintendent Tony Evers issued a statement regarding the state education budget as previewed to news media over the weekend. Additional information is available on the Department of Public Instruction newsroom website
Please direct comments or questions about this news item to Patrick Gasper, DPI Communications Officer, (608) 266-3559(DPI staff members monitor calls and messages on this line every business day.)

SAA Update Regarding Walker's Budget Proposal

The School Administrator's Alliance (SAA) has released the following in reference to the talk out of the Governor's office regarding both the biennial budget as well as the voucher expansion issue: 

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Listening/ Discussion Session

State Senator Bob Jauch and State Representative Stephen Smith will be conducting a listening/ discussion session at Prairie Farm School District on Saturday, February 16th from 11:00am until 1:00pm in the high school gym.  Everyone is welcome!

Please contact me for more information.

Craig Broeren