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School is back in session, and we all need to pull our focus back to education. Here's a good look at how 2017 went. On to great things in 2018! >>>...
Yay Tosa Schools! This "Food Share Tables" pilot at Jefferson and McKinley Elementary Schools--where kids can put hot lunch food they won't be eating on a table to share with their fellow students--is a great idea. Check out this presentation at Monday's school board...
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Fellow Public Education Advocates! Join the SOS Wauwatosa Board and Friends for the organization's 2017 Annual Meeting and Social When: Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Where: Wauwatosa Fire House Meeting Room, 1601 Underwood Avenue, Wauwatosa RSVP:...
Opinions are everywhere, but it's data that matters. Early intervention, smaller class sizes are worth the investment. Vouchers? Read on. (Spoiler alert: economists say the benefit isn't there.) ...there isn’t data showing voucher programs pay dividends in student...
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How To Communicate With Your School Board
School Board members live in our community – they provide leadership and make decisions about our schools. They work with the Superintendent and other school district staff to set budgets, create and review policies, approve school calendars, approve curriculum, consider personnel recommendations, etc. Board members are elected to three year terms and receive no financial compensation for their service.
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How To Communicate With Your State Legislator
Our state government passes laws and makes financial decisions that affect all of our lives. Funding for public schools, highway projects, jobs & the economy, and environmental issues, are just a few examples of things that are impacted by decisions made by our Governor and Legislature.
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