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 […]
By Collin Roth Non-partisan incumbent candidate for State Superintendent Tony Evers held a fundraiser in Milwaukee on Wednesday night at the Hyatt Regency Hotel with special guest Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. Evers, who has been raising campaign money from the left-wing ActBlue website, is openly courting Democrats in his bid for second term as State […]
By Collin Roth On Tuesday, the Racine Journal Times urged the Racine Unified School District to “discuss” a controversial and radical document proposed by the youth arm of Voces de la Frontera, but to ultimately “take no action on it.” The “Student Bill of Rights,” proposed for consideration by the Voces-sponsored Youth Empowered in the […]
By Collin Roth As Governor Walker expressed his desire to expand school choice programs in his State of the State address on Tuesday, it’s important to recall that current State Superintendent Tony Evers called expansion of the school choice program “morally wrong” while speaking at a Green Bay high school in May of 2011. According […]