‘Did they get me?’: Docs reveal long-time John Doe spying operation

By   /  June 29, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“The (documents) reveal just how far they went,” the source said. “These warrants reached well beyond what could be seen as real targets.”

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Critics say Assembly prevailing wage reforms don’t go far enough

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“We’re disappointed by Speaker Vos’s plan to leave Wisconsin’s indefensible prevailing wage requirement largely intact,” Eric Bott, Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin, said in a statement.

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Justice Gableman: Warrants in Rindfleisch case amount to ‘fishing expedition’

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“It should be obvious that this situation is the modern-day equivalent of general warrants.”

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Education week-in-review: Suing a union and suing a state

By   /  June 26, 2015  /  California, Education, Education Blog, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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From Pennsylvania, where a veteran educator is suing a teachers union for violating her First Amendment rights, to California, where students are suing the state for violating their right to a quality education, it’s been an interesting week in education news.

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Educators learn classroom management in summer school program

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Part 2 of 2 in the series Learning to teach

By Paul Brennan | Watchdog.org
MILWAUKEE, Wis. — It’s a lesson every teacher eventually learns.
“If you cannot manage a classroom it doesn’t matter what content you are teaching because the kids aren’t going to be with you,” said Ashley Stege, program director of the Center for Urban […]

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As homicides rise, Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn awaits his professional fate

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Amid an alarming homicide rate and dwindling officer morale, Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn could be soon getting a contract extension.

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