April 30, 2015
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...
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...
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...
July 27, 2016
The Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction staff held a listening session last week focused on how to implement ESSA.
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.