Tag Archives: Vouchers

The Um and Yang of Spring and Public Education

With Spring comes a time of renewal. Bitter winds give way to rays of sunshine, flowers begin their ascent out of barren soil, laughter reverberates in area playgrounds, and the songs of birds once again fill the air. In Eastern … Continue reading

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Public Schools are Already Accountable

With all this talk of accountability in the air, one would think that public schools were void of checks and balances, that teachers had free reign. That could not be further from the truth. Since the start of the school … 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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Experience, Collaboration, and Advocacy: Vote Dean Loumos on April 2nd

Dean Loumos is the best candidate for Madison School Board Seat 3. This is a unique time for our schools. Budget cuts over the past 20 years continue to take their toll and affect services to our students. Teachers have … Continue reading

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Vouchers Threaten our Schools, our Community

On February 11th, 2011, teachers across this state received startling news. The Wisconsin State Journal headline on this date read, “Walker to propose stripping collective bargaining rights from state workers.” Just a little more than two years later, daily headlines … Continue reading

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