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Evers Campaign Answers SAA Survey Questions

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022

Governor Tony Evers has provided written answers to the SAA’s gubernatorial candidate survey questions.  We have not yet received a response from the Michels campaign.  The deadline to receive survey responses is September 28th. Stay tuned.

SAA News Release

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

The SAA has issued a news release on State Superintendent Underly’s 2023-25 biennial budget request.

DPI Submits $2.5 Billion 2023-25 Biennial Budget Request

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction today requested $2.5 billion in its 2023-25 biennial budget submission to the Wisconsin Department of Administration.  For more information, see the DPI News Release below. DPI submits 2023-25 biennial budget request (wi.gov)

School Referendum Set for November Election

Tuesday, September 13th, 2022

From The Wheeler Report… There are 77 school referendum over 56 school districts scheduled for the November 8 ballot. The 77 referenda include 38 to issue debt, 12 to exceed the revenue limit on a recurring basis, and 27 to exceed the revenue limit on a non-recurring basis. Taxpayers are being asked to expend $2,054,981,999 […]

SAA Submits Questions to Evers, Michels Campaigns

Thursday, September 8th, 2022

Earlier today, the SAA asked the Evers and Michels campaigns to respond in writing to several questions on current education issues impacting Wisconsin public schools and public school children.  Our intention is to forward the candidate responses to the entire SAA membership as soon as they are received. We have asked the candidates to provide […]

Wisconsin Coalition for Education Freedom Launches Advocacy Campaign

Thursday, September 8th, 2022

New today from Wispolitics.com: More than a half-dozen groups are launching a new coalition to push for changes to education policy in Wisconsin, including an expansion of the state’s voucher program.Dubbed the Wisconsin Coalition for Education Freedom, the effort includes Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin, the American Federation for Children, the Badger Institute, K12/Stride, School Choice Wisconsin/School […]

Republicans Dismiss Evers, Underly Call for School Funding

Wednesday, September 7th, 2022

From WisPolitics.com …Gov. Tony Evers and state Superintendent Jill Underly today called for a nearly $2 billion increase in funding for public schools as they laid down the first big chunk of DPI’s budget plan if the guv is reelected.Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, was quick to dismiss the proposal as an election-year ploy, while […]

Evers, Underly Announce 2023-25 State Budget Priorities

Tuesday, September 6th, 2022

With kids, parents, educators, staff, and administrators across Wisconsin beginning the new school year, Gov. Tony Evers, together with State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jill Underly, today welcomed Wisconsinites back to school by announcing their shared priorities for the 2023-25 K-12 education budget.  Check out the press release below.  More to follow. Press Release: Gov. Evers, Superintendent Underly Welcome Wisconsin Back to School, Announce Shared K-12 Education Priorities for 2023-25 […]

Governor Evers Announces Additional Covid-19 Support for Public Schools

Tuesday, August 30th, 2022

Today Governor Evers announced an additional $90 million in federal COVID funds would be directed to support public schools. More information from Wispolitics.com is below: Gov. Tony Evers today announced he’s putting another $90 million of federal COVID-19 funds into K-12 education with a portion of the new money dedicated to mental health services. Districts […]

ICYMI: State Revenue Collections Above Projections

Monday, August 29th, 2022

From The Wheeler Report . . . According to a release from the Department of Revenue, General Purpose Revenue Collections for FY2022 were above the Legislative Fiscal Bureau January estimates by $1.6 billion. Preliminary Collections show $20.5 billion, a 5.0% increase in FY2022; 8.6% more than LFB’s January 2022 estimates. A new memo from the […]

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