WILL’s latest study, Silent Successes, shows how, over seven years, the tone of the media coverage has been overwhelmingly negative. In fact, only two percent of stories about Act 10 have been positive. With such overwhelmingly one-sided media coverage, it is little wonder that popular support for Act 10 has been waning.
As the Milwaukee Public School District grapples with a $30 million budget deficit, the school board continues to play around the edges while ignoring a glaring solution that is right in front of their face.
A new report called “Flooding the System” from the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty examines two of the biggest issues facing the state today: the opioid crisis and the increase of kids in foster care. This study shows just how closely these two problems are intertwined and confirms the need for legislative action like Foster Forward.
Last week, it was reported that two independent charter schools are set to open in Madison for the next school year. Both schools have found new hope through the Office of Educational Opportunity (OEO), the authority created in 2016 to authorize charters in Milwaukee and Madison.