Table of Contents below, click here for the full update.
Update — The hearing on the School Finance Network plan highlighted below is still very important, but it is in the process of being rescheduled. Watch AMPS for more info.
I want to highlight the first item. Save the Date –March 24 — this is important. The School Finance Network plan is a very good plan and enjoys broad support. Attend the hearing and show the legislature you care about school funding.
Update — The hearing on the School Finance Network plan is still very important, but it is in the process of being rescheduled. Watch AMPS for more info.
School-funding reform update, week of March 2
SFN reform plan subject of March 24 hearing at the Capitol SFN plan continues to be in the news around Wisconsin Evers, Fernandez meet in West Allis at state Superintendent debate 2009-11 state budget appears to be on the fast track WAES doing good work, but needs your financial support Tax cuts cost state billions since mid-1990s, LFB report says Four groups renew memberships in WAES
Oneida County Board petitions state for school-funding reform Round-up of funding problems from around Wisconsin Early childhood care and education key to economic development Help WAES correct e-mail update glitch School-funding reform calendar
The Wisconsin Alliance for Excellent Schools (WAES) is a statewide, independent, membership-based organization of educators, school board members, students, parents, community leaders, researchers, citizens, and community activists whose lone goal is the comprehensive reform of Wisconsin’s school-funding system. If you would like more information about the organization — or on becoming part of WAES — contact Tom Beebe at 920-650-0525 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thomas J. Mertz