Thomas McCarthy Policy
Wisconsin

DPI Responds to Manitowoc Schools Virtual Charter School Ban

The Manitowoc Public Schools’ prohibition of students enrolling in Virtual Charter Schools is an exercise in futility, based on comments from a spokesman for the State Department of Public Instruction. Media Trackers reported Friday that  Manitowoc Public Schools Business Services Manager Ken Mischler said he is denying all requests for students to enroll in virtual charter […]

tonyevers Policy
Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s ESSA Plans Fail to Impress

The due date for the proposal of the Every Student Succeeds Act is rapidly approaching for Wisconsin and concerns are being expressed that the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tony Evers, is becoming a road block to the possibility of any progressive reforms for Wisconsin’s education plan. ESSA is the federal law enacted in 2015 that replaced the […]

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National

DPI Candidate Admits He’s Still a Progressive; Just Not on Education Issues

Saying he is running to head up Wisconsin’s education bureaucracy, and not for governor, candidate for state Superintendent of Public Instruction John Humphries on Thursday addressed many of the controversies swirling around his recent political past. Humphries, a veteran school administrator at a number of various school districts throughout Wisconsin, joined talk radio host and Media Trackers Communication […]

Media
Wisconsin

Arbitrary PolitiFact Opinion Defends DPI, Liberal Bias

After nationally syndicated columnist George Will wrote a column highlighting the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s promotion of anti-white privilege initiatives, PolitiFact Wisconsin went to work labeling Will’s piece “Mostly False.” In throwing out that rating, PolitiFact made an arbitrary editorial decision that focused more on the Department of Public Instruction’s defense and than the […]

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