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Why Foster Forward Is Needed

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.

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New Charter Schools Bring School Choice to Madison

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.

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The Education Status Quo Caucus Has Jumped the Shark

The “Status Quo” caucus of the Democratic Party just couldn’t pass up the opportunity to score political points with their activist base. In a nearly 30-minute rant session, several Democratic Representatives blamed school choice for all of Wisconsin’s education, economic, and societal woes.

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Puerto Rico’s Recovery Needs a Dose of Free Market Reform

The recent controversy over Jones Act waivers raises important questions about whether the Act ought to remain in place at all. Free market conservatives have long argued that the law has outlived its usefulness (if it had any) and now amounts to pure protectionism that raises prices for consumers.

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That's a wrap from the Wisconsin Supreme Court in Voters With Facts v. City of Eau Claire.

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. @RickEsenberg will join @VickiMcKenna at 5:15 this afternoon to recap today's oral arguments at the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
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Esenberg: We're challenging the fact that project costs are being reimbursed at the cost of the taxpayers.

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RT @WillFlandersWI: Exciting new evidence on the benefits of #SchoolChoice in Milwaukee from the @urbaninstitute & @P_Diddy_Wolf. Students…
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Key Reads

Dr. Will Flanders, the Research Director for the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, joins Editor James Wigderson on this week’s episode of RightWisconsin Conversations. Flanders discusses his work on school choice, including his recent work for school choice in Mississippi. He also explains some of his research about occupational licenses.

Finally, why did this nice guy from warm Georgia decide to come to wintry Wisconsin to do his research?

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