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Date registered: August 6, 2014

Latest posts

  1. WEAC – Badgers Outstanding Educator: Dawn Perkins, Unity Education Association — October 14, 2019
  2. Legislative Update – JFC hears from State Superintendent — April 3, 2019
  3. Legislative Update: Education committee to take up student privacy and more — April 2, 2019
  4. WEAC members are finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards — August 28, 2018
  5. WEAC members are finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards — August 28, 2018

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Sep 06

Special needs voucher expansion passes through committee, contact your elected officials now!

The state’s budget-writing Joint Finance Committee today voted along party lines to expand the Special Needs Voucher Program as part of the state budget bill.  With state resources so tight for public schools, and the funding for special needs vouchers coming directly from local school districts, why would the Legislature move to reduce funding for public schools by about $3 million over what it already spends on private school tuition next year, when the governor didn’t even include this move in his original budget proposal?

Sep 05

Trump abandons DACA promise and shatters dreams of aspiring young Americans

President Trump has made the unwise and cruel decision to end the DACA program; putting 800,000 lives at the mercy of a Congress that has passed no major legislation.

Sep 02


The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is an unqualified success, providing new opportunities and futures for nearly 800,000 Dreamers who live, study, and work in America. They are students, educators, small business owners, healthcare workers, and so many others contributing to their families, communities, and to the country they call home. Find out how you can help.

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