State Superintendent of Schools Tony Evers launched his first radio ad Monday in his campaign to earn the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Governor Scott Walker next year. The ad running in the Green Bay, Milwaukee and Wausau markets sharply criticizes the proposed agreement with Foxconn to bring thousands of jobs to Wisconsin. What’s notable […]
When many Democrats discuss the newly minted gubernatorial candidacy of Wisconsin state Superintendent for Public Instruction Tony Evers, they bring up a number of responses. They point out that Evers holds a statewide office and heads the state’s education bureaucracy. This is usually followed up by showcasing that Evers have won three statewide elections (2009, 2013, […]
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 […]
He may not officially be an “announced candidate” for governor, but Wisconsin State Superintendent for Public Instruction Tony Evers has already staked out its avenue of attack for the 2018 gubernatorial campaign: President Donald Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. In a fund raising email sent to its supporters last week, “Team Tony Evers” […]
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 […]
Tony Evers says voters should pick who holds his job, but he strongly opposes giving parents more options in education, or giving the public more input.
The state’s top education official, Superintendent Tony Evers, who oversees the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, delivered his annual state of education address in the rotunda of the state Capitol last Thursday.
As was reported last month by Media Trackers, a group of Wisconsin GOP Senators has gotten involved in what seems to be a drastic overstep by the U.S. Department of Justice into Wisconsin’s School Choice program – often referred to as the school voucher program. Now it appears that while the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, under […]
E-mail records obtained from the office of state Rep. Evan Goyke (D) show the freshman lawmaker’s dependence on his powerful parents didn’t end with his election.
By Paul Thurman Campaign finance reports filed last week show that State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers has $55,200 available for his re-election campaign. Less than half of that – $24,000 – was left over from his 2009 campaign. During that election, Evers was reprimanded for using state resources for political purposes. In February […]