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Union Women Step Up with a Boost from Emerge

Saturday, July 20th marked the graduation of the Emerge Wisconsin Class of 2013.¬†With unparalleled confidence and eagerness, eight women of labor took an important step forward for their unions and the state of Wisconsin. As State Representative Melissa Sargent (EmergeWI, … Continue reading

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Teach-in Rally: The Future of Education in Wisconsin

Yesterday, as the Senators were inside the Capitol debating the budget, public education supporters stood in solidarity outside our State Capitol and hosted a teach-in. Thank you to our knowledgeable and passionate speakers: Bringman, Sara Carstensen, Carol Chern, Laura Coyne, … Continue reading

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Budgeting Away our Tomorrow

The last locker has been cleaned out, the last grade entered into the computer, and teachers have locked their classroom doors for the summer. In the ever changing Wisconsin way, teachers kicked off their summer break at the State Capitol. … Continue reading

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Awake, Engaged, Inspired

For the first ten years of my teaching career, I thought teaching and voting were¬†enough. I was doing what I loved and I was fulfilling my civic duty. I will never forget the day that all of this changed. It … Continue reading

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Emerging as a Candidate (and hoping for your support)

On Christmas day, I anxiously retrieved the envelope waiting for me in my mailbox. My hands trembled with excitement as I immediately sent out my electronic tentacles in search of encouragement. A fellow teacher coached me through the opening of … Continue reading

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