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Wisconsin Republicans gather next weekend in Milwaukee for their annual convention amid dissent from some conservative tea party members who have already passed votes of no confidence against two moderate lawmakers and also support a resolution reaffirming the state's right to secede from the union.
Proposals to rewrite Common Core academic standards, increase reporting of private schools in the voucher program and limit regulations on sand mining in Wisconsin appear unlikely to pass as the Legislature nears the end of its session.
A bill that would give the Legislature power to write and approve Wisconsin's academic standards is unlikely to pass in its current form, the leader of the state Senate said Thursday as hundreds of teachers, school administrators and business leaders converged on the Capitol to oppose it.
The Wisconsin state Senate on Tuesday passed a limited school accountability bill that would not impose sanctions on poor performing public or private voucher schools, while the Assembly attempted to revive its proposal that would do just that.
There's "no appetite" for passing a bill this year that imposes sanctions against poorly performing public or private voucher schools, Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said Friday.
The chairman of the Wisconsin state Senate Education Committee has canceled a planned vote on a bill that would force poor-performing public schools in Wisconsin to close or reopen as charter schools.
The latest version of a school accountability bill before a Wisconsin state Senate committee would force poor-performing public schools to close or reopen as charter schools.