Wisconsin

Tax Day comes with hefty tax burden for Wisconsin

By   /  April 15, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Happy Tax Day Wisconsin! You have the 12th highest tax burden in the nation.

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A school choice expert shares his experience at success

By   /  April 10, 2015  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“We worked truly hard,” Brown said. “We increased the amount of time spent on reading and math, even though that required an extension of the school day to eight hours. That was tough, but it was successful.”

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Report: Choice more important than dollars in improving Wisconsin schools

By   /  April 9, 2015  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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It’s a lesson every school kid learns. If you want good outcomes, you must base your decisions on facts.

But according to a new report from the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty, it’s unclear if those in charge of education policy in Wisconsin have learned that lesson.

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Wisconsin rises in latest economic outlook ranking

By   /  April 8, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Wisconsin shot up in the rankings of economic competitiveness, hitting its highest mark ever, according to the just-released edition of the Rich States, Poor States report from the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC.

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Classroom management program makes eager students out of teachers

By   /  April 7, 2015  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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After more than 30 years as a teacher, Cindy Wachs is still an eager student.

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U.S. Supreme Court could soon decide whether to take John Doe Case

By   /  March 27, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Part 188 of 192 in the series Wisconsin’s Secret War

By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog
MADISON, Wis. – The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to announce by the end of next month whether it will take up a request for review by Wisconsin conservatives caught up in a political John Doe investigation.
Attorneys for Eric O’Keefe and […]

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