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One Wisconsin Now Statements on Trump-DeVos Repeal of Title IX Sexual Assault Investigation Guidelines
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One Wisconsin Now Statements on Trump-DeVos Repeal of Title IX Sexual Assault Investigation Guidelines

"Repealing revised guidelines on the investigations of sexual assaults on college campuses sends victims back into the shadows, deters reporting of sexual assault and protects predators."

Campaign Cash: Joint Finance Okays School Choice Expansion
Campaign Cash

Joint Finance Okays School Choice Expansion

Powerful voucher lobby, including Betsy DeVos, has spent millions to support state politicians.

Op Ed: Inside ALEC’s War on Public Education
Op Ed

Inside ALEC’s War on Public Education

Its general is Betsy DeVos, keynote speaker at annual conference I attended.

Campaign Cash: $8.5 Million Reasons Why GOP Expanding Vouchers
Campaign Cash

$8.5 Million Reasons Why GOP Expanding Vouchers

Multi millions in campaign donations, mostly from out-of-state voucher supporters.

Twenty State Attorneys General Respond to Trump Administration Proposal to Weaken Federal Rules on Responses to Campus Sexual Assaults … But Not Brad Schimel
One Wisconsin Now Joins Nationwide Opposition to Trump Administration Rollback of Student Loan Borrower Protections
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One Wisconsin Now Joins Nationwide Opposition to Trump Administration Rollback of Student Loan Borrower Protections

Trump Administration Getting It Completely Wrong, Protecting Predatory For Profit Colleges Instead of Hard Working Students and Taxpayers

Brad Schimel Refuses to Protect Student Loan Borrowers, Again
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Brad Schimel Refuses to Protect Student Loan Borrowers, Again

Way Past Time for Wisconsin Attorney General to Do the Right Thing

Brad Schimel Swag Update: Attorney General Denies Request to Provide Details on Purchases of Promotional Material Using Public Funds
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Brad Schimel Swag Update: Attorney General Denies Request to Provide Details on Purchases of Promotional Material Using Public Funds

Whether It’s Embarrassment or Ignorance AG Response to Open Records Request ‘Completely Unacceptable’

GOP Ohio Attorney General Seeks to Hold Opioid Makers Accountable for Addiction Crisis, Wisconsin Attorney Brad Schimel Does Nothing
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GOP Ohio Attorney General Seeks to Hold Opioid Makers Accountable for Addiction Crisis, Wisconsin Attorney Brad Schimel Does Nothing

‘Even Fellow Republicans are Going to Court to Hold Opioid Manufacturers Accountable for Misleading Marketing Tactics’

The State of Politics: Choice Schools Still Being Debated
The State of Politics

Choice Schools Still Being Debated

New study says voucher students do better. Except on achievement.

Gov. Scott Walker Largest Benefactor Of Betsy DeVos Led Campaign To Unfairly Fund Unaccountable Private Schools
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Gov. Scott Walker Largest Benefactor Of Betsy DeVos Led Campaign To Unfairly Fund Unaccountable Private Schools

"For six years, Gov. Walker has come up with excuse after excuse for making historic cuts to public education..."

Student loan borrowers lose federal protections
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Student loan borrowers lose federal protections

Democrats call on Attorney General to defend student loan borrowers

Op Ed: Student Debt Hits $1.4 Trillion
Op Ed

Student Debt Hits $1.4 Trillion

Solutions needed. Trump, Walker policies will drive debt level higher.

Schimel Sides With Trump University Over Student Loan Borrowers
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Schimel Sides With Trump University Over Student Loan Borrowers

Attorneys General From Across Nation Denounce Trump Administration Effort to Repeal Consumer Protections For Student Loan Borrowers ...But Not Brad Schimel

Wisconsin Republicans Standing With Trump on State Visit Also Standing Against Student Loan Borrowers
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Wisconsin Republicans Standing With Trump on State Visit Also Standing Against Student Loan Borrowers

Top State GOP Elected Officials Silent as Trump and Administration Strip Consumer Protections From Student Loan Borrowers

Murphy’s Law: Why Republicans Couldn’t Beat Evers
Murphy’s Law

Why Republicans Couldn’t Beat Evers

The incumbent superintendent was vulnerable. Why the GOP stumbled.

City Proposal Protects Students

City Proposal Protects Students

Protections target for-profit colleges that leave students with huge debts.

Voucher Money to Republicans Buys Voucher Cartel More of Our Money
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Voucher Money to Republicans Buys Voucher Cartel More of Our Money

New Memo Shows Voucher Students Get $1,000 More Than Public School Students

Rep. Pocan, 121 Members of Congress Lead Bipartisan Letter Urging the President to Reinstate Guidelines for Transgender Students
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Rep. Pocan, 121 Members of Congress Lead Bipartisan Letter Urging the President to Reinstate Guidelines for Transgender Students

The bipartisan letter is supported by the ACLU, GLSEN, Human Rights Campaign, National Black Justice Coalition, National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund, PFLAG, Transgender Law Center, and the Center for American Progress.

Plenty of Horne: Two Tall Men Duel Over Schools
Plenty of Horne

Two Tall Men Duel Over Schools

Evers and Holtz square off in superintendent's race; sparks fly both ways.

The State Of Politics: Evers, Holtz, Offer Real Clash On Issues
The State Of Politics

Evers, Holtz, Offer Real Clash On Issues

Incumbent state superintendent and challenger have fierce disagreements.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 5 Election Takeaways
Eyes on Milwaukee

5 Election Takeaways

A horrible turnout, a big night for Evers, and who the heck is William Crowley?

One Wisconsin Now Statements on State Superintendent of Public Instruction
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One Wisconsin Now Statements on State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Voters Send Message of Support for Public Schools and for Public Officials With Integrity

Lowell Holtz Makes the Case That Lowell Holtz Can’t Be Trusted to Stand Up For Public Schools
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Lowell Holtz Makes the Case That Lowell Holtz Can’t Be Trusted to Stand Up For Public Schools

Claims He Tried to Negotiate Sleazy, Possibly Illegal, Election Bribe Because Anonymous Business Leaders Told Him to

Has Private School Voucher Pander Paid Off for John Humphries?
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Has Private School Voucher Pander Paid Off for John Humphries?

Candidate for Superintendent of State Public Schools Snags His Largest Campaign Contribution, Tied to Major Backer of Private Voucher Schools, Days After Proposing Massive Increase in State Subsidy to Private Voucher Schools

Betsy DeVos Confirmation Vote: Wealth, Privilege and Political Calculation Trump Best Interests of Children
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Betsy DeVos Confirmation Vote: Wealth, Privilege and Political Calculation Trump Best Interests of Children

Supporters of Manifestly Unqualified Nominee Lose Any Credibility on Public Education Issues

Humphries Statement on Confirmation of Secretary DeVos
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Humphries Statement on Confirmation of Secretary DeVos

"We congratulate Besty DeVos on her confirmation as Secretary of Education"

Senator Chris Larson Calls on U.S. Senator Ron Johnson to Oppose DeVos Nomination
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Senator Chris Larson Calls on U.S. Senator Ron Johnson to Oppose DeVos Nomination

"Betsy DeVos has proven that she supports the same kind of irresponsible policies that have and will continue to hurt the children of our great state. "

Walker, Holtz and Humphries Standing by Their Woman, Betsy DeVos
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Walker, Holtz and Humphries Standing by Their Woman, Betsy DeVos

Bipartisan Opposition Grows to Trump Pick of DeVos for Ed Chief Amid Plagiarism Scandal

Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Tony Evers for State Superintendent of Public Instruction
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Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Tony Evers for State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Incumbent is “right choice” to advocate for students; resist federal attacks on public schools

Lowell Holtz Going Flip for Flop With John Humphries in Race for State Superintendent of Public Instruction
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Lowell Holtz Going Flip for Flop With John Humphries in Race for State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Holtz Publicly Expressed Enthusiasm to Implement the Common Core Academic Standards That He Now Declares Must Be Fought

If It’s a Day That Ends in ‘Y’ John Humphries Has a Scheme to Take Public School Funding and Give it to Private Voucher Schools
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If It’s a Day That Ends in ‘Y’ John Humphries Has a Scheme to Take Public School Funding and Give it to Private Voucher Schools

Candidate to Head Department of Public Instruction Continues Shameless Pander For Campaign Cash From Private Voucher School Industry

Records Reveal State Public School Chief Hopeful Donated to Gov. Scott Walker’s Recall Election Opponent
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Not Support Betsy DeVos’ Confirmation for Secretary of Education
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Not Support Betsy DeVos’ Confirmation for Secretary of Education

“Betsy DeVos lacks the public education experience qualifications for this job and she would not rule out defunding public schools.”

Why Would Gov. Walker’s Campaign Chair Host Fundraiser for Walker Recall Petition Signer John Humphries? Follow the Money.
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Why Would Gov. Walker’s Campaign Chair Host Fundraiser for Walker Recall Petition Signer John Humphries? Follow the Money.

Right-Wing Kingpin Who Spent Over $100 Million to Fight For More Public Funding For Less Accountable Private Voucher Program Makes a Deal in Public School Superintendent Race

Support for Betsy DeVos as Federal Education Secretary Another Lesson About John Humphries’ Priorities
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Support for Betsy DeVos as Federal Education Secretary Another Lesson About John Humphries’ Priorities

We’re Learning the Only Thing You Can Trust is That Humphries Will Put His Political Ambition Before Best Interests of Wisconsin Schools and Kids

Meet Donald Trump’s Anti-Public Education, Influence Peddling Billionaire: Betsy DeVos
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Meet Donald Trump’s Anti-Public Education, Influence Peddling Billionaire: Betsy DeVos

DeVos presents a clear danger to public schools.

Openly Gay Members of Congress Raise Serious Concerns About Betsy DeVos’ Record on LGBT Equality
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Openly Gay Members of Congress Raise Serious Concerns About Betsy DeVos’ Record on LGBT Equality

Rep. Pocan and his colleagues called on Senate HELP Committee members to demand Ms. DeVos denounce these inhumane positions.

Field Set for Private School Voucher Industry Campaign Cash Chase
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Field Set for Private School Voucher Industry Campaign Cash Chase

‘Let the Shameless Pandering Begin’ as Two Candidates for Public Schools Head Seek to Snag Financial Support of Private School Voucher Industry

Baldwin, Whitehouse, Warren, and Feinstein Introduce Bill to Limit Tax Windfalls for Billionaires in the Trump Administration
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Baldwin, Whitehouse, Warren, and Feinstein Introduce Bill to Limit Tax Windfalls for Billionaires in the Trump Administration

Legislation would curb little-known tax loophole that allows appointees to delay their tax bills

Campaign Cash: Betsy DeVos Buys Influence Here
Campaign Cash

Betsy DeVos Buys Influence Here

Trump’s pick for Education Secretary and her family spent $500,000 on WI candidates.

Data Wonk: DeVos All Wrong on Charter Schools?
Data Wonk

DeVos All Wrong on Charter Schools?

Trump education appointee favors charter schools without accountability. Data shows they fail.