Gov. Scott Walker’s move to eliminate tenure strikes at the heart of the excellent education delivered to Wisconsin students in its public university classrooms and laboratories.
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State governors have released their budget proposals, and it’s clear who respects education- and who does not.
As Gov. Walker ramps up his political ambitions, he continues policies that hurt public schools, increase funding to unaccountable voucher schools and attack workers rights.
WI Gov Walker proposes massive $300 million cut to the University of Wisconsin – and a $220 million donation of public funds to the Milwaukee Bucks to build a new NBA arena.
Another voucher school in Milwaukee closes as 200 high school students need to find a new school before the end of winter break.
Mary Burke: We cannot fund two school systems. It’s at a minimum $1.2 billion, and Wisconsin residents do not want to see the money taken out of their public schools.
WI educator John Havlicek: “I don’t think Walker has shown that he values the most vulnerable of our citizens. It doesn’t take long to tear things down, but it takes a while to build them up. We need to start building again.”
“Wisconsin educators are disappointed, but no court ruling can take away their right to organize through a union.”
While Gov. Scott Walker is attacking his opponent on outsourcing, his job creation agency has awarded taxpayer dollars to companies that outsourced, and his campaign has received donations from companies that outsource.
This week we talk about the gubernatorial race in WI, a big win against charters in MA, an article from NY on union-oriented editorial cartoons and feature a profile of incoming NEA Vice President Becky Pringle from her home state of PA.