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SOS board members were in the audience at tonight's 'Across the Divide' forum on school choice. Thanks to WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee Public Radio and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for shining a light on this important...
Congratulations and welcome to the newly-elected Wauwatosa School Board member Eric Jessup-Anger! And, a huge thank you to all the members of our board, who prove over and over their commitment to thoughtful, responsible stewardship of our public schools.
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On August 28, 2017, the Wisconsin State Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee met and voted on the 2017-2019 State Budget. This was not the final step towards passage; the budget will next be reviewed by the full State Senate, State Assembly, and then signed by...
Action Alert! Join fellow public school advocates this Monday, August 28, at the state capitol to show your support for public school funding. The Joint Finance Committee meets at 1:30 p.m. in room 412 East. Have a green GO PUBLIC shirt? Wear it and be there!...
S.O.S. Wauwatosa in Action
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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