Celebrating 25 years of school choice in Milwaukee

By   /  November 19, 2015  /  Education, Education Blog, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Cities and villages would be OK should a judge's ruling tossing out portions of Act 10 stand, says municipality advocate.

“It’s based upon opportunity and hope, and I started it because I wanted more minority students to graduate from high school and that we’re finding is certainly a reality, it’s not as good as I would like, but it’s certainly going in the right direction,” he said.

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Taxpayers on hook for at least $187,000 to defend rogue GAB

By   /  November 19, 2015  /  First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The GAB’s attorneys have been busy in recent weeks trying to defend an agency on the brink of destruction.

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel mentions petition to remove Milwaukee DA — finally

By   /  November 18, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments


Better late than never seems to be the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s attitude to reporting on an effort to oust Milwaukee DA John Chisholm.

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Court will choose ‘the real boss’ when it comes to education rules in Wisconsin

By   /  November 18, 2015  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The State Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Tuesday about who is “the real boss” when it comes to setting rule for education in Wisconsin.

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Spokeswoman: Walker’s office reviewing petition seeking DA’s removal

By   /  November 18, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Our legal counsel is currently reviewing the petition,” Walker spokeswoman Laurel Patrick told Wisconsin Watchdog Tuesday evening.

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Dane County Ethics Board to hear complaint against sheriff after long hiatus

By   /  November 18, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Dane County resident Robert Hall brought the complaint in April, alleging that Democrat Mahoney violated the county’s ethics code when he appeared in a campaign ad for liberal Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley

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