April 30, 2015

The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty and Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce Send Joint Letter to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction

February 14, 2017

The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty and Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce sent a joint letter to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, discussing concern over the lack of involvement by the state legislature when drafting the state’s ESSA implementation plan. The groups argued that, by failing to...

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Rep. State Legislators Question Decisions Made Concerning WI’s ESSA Plan

January 19, 2017

Republican state legislators argued that “executive branch officials are ignoring them,” alleging that “Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers and the state Education Department have made ‘unilateral decisions’ about Wisconsin’s ESSA plan.” In response, Republican lawmakers have announced that they “intend to write legislation that...

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Memo Claims Wisconsin Superintendent for DPI Acted Alone on State’s ESSA Plan

January 6, 2017

Members of the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty released a memo criticizing the Wisconsin Superintendent for the Dept. of Public Instruction (DPI) for “acting alone” on ESSA. The memo argued that DPI is “making unilateral decisions” on the state’s plan with “very little consultation with...

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WI Dept. of Public Instruction Holds Listening Session

July 27, 2016

The Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction staff held a listening session last week focused on how to implement ESSA.

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Releases State ESSA Primers

May 16, 2016

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s primers include individual state by state accountability system fact sheets, which detail each state’s current accountability system, what could change under ESSA, and what to be asking state leaders. See details about your state here.

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