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Campaign Cash: Superintendent’s Race Cost $1 Million
Campaign Cash

Superintendent’s Race Cost $1 Million

More than three-fourths of money spent to reelect Tony Evers.

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.

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.

One Wisconsin Now Requests Investigation of Lowell Holtz by Milwaukee, Rock County District Attorneys
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One Wisconsin Now Requests Investigation of Lowell Holtz by Milwaukee, Rock County District Attorneys

Holtz Used Public Resources to Advance His Campaign for State Superintendent of Public Instruction

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.

Lowell Holtz Expected ‘Outside Groups’ to Handle Fundraising and Organizing for His Campaign for Superintendent of Public Instruction
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?

Lowell Holtz: Flip Flop #1: Local Control/Urban School Takeover Plot
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Lowell Holtz: Flip Flop #1: Local Control/Urban School Takeover Plot

Holtz and Humphries and a few unnamed business leaders had collaborated on a plan to takeover Wisconsin’s 5 largest school districts.

John Humphries statement on Today’s Primary Election Results
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John Humphries statement on Today’s Primary Election Results

"I look forward to seeing a vigorous public debate between the remaining candidates over the next 6 weeks."

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

Campaign Cash: Who Are Donors in Superintendent Race?
Campaign Cash

Who Are Donors in Superintendent Race?

Evers backed by unions, Democrats, his opponents by Republicans.

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

Eyes on Milwaukee: Vote Tuesday
Eyes on Milwaukee

Vote Tuesday

Learn more about the races and candidates for this overlooked election

Humphries-Holtz Takeover Plan: Questions Remain Unanswered
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Humphries-Holtz Takeover Plan: Questions Remain Unanswered

There are dozens of unanswered questions.

One Wisconsin Now Statements on Latest John Humphries-Lowell Holtz Revelation
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One Wisconsin Now Statements on Latest John Humphries-Lowell Holtz Revelation

Yesterday One Wisconsin Now filed a formal complaint regarding the attempted $500,000 election bribe.

ICYMI: John Humphries Proposes Another Consulting Contract to Benefit Himself
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ICYMI: John Humphries Proposes Another Consulting Contract to Benefit Himself

It included a tax-payer compensation package of $150,000, and a dedicated personal driver.

ICYMI: Plot thickens for the Humphries-Holtz Takeover Plan of Wisconsin’s 5 Largest School Districts
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ICYMI: Plot thickens for the Humphries-Holtz Takeover Plan of Wisconsin’s 5 Largest School Districts

The Humphries-Holtz Takeover Plan would create a position in the Department of Public Instruction that would have unprecedented authority.

One Wisconsin Now Files Formal Complaint, Seeks Investigation of John Humphries, Lowell Holtz Attempted Election Bribe
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One Wisconsin Now Files Formal Complaint, Seeks Investigation of John Humphries, Lowell Holtz Attempted Election Bribe

No Question Proposed Deal is Sleazy, But is It Also Illegal?

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

John Humphries Takes All Sides on School Funding Issue
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John Humphries Takes All Sides on School Funding Issue

‘Will Take Three Sides of a Two-Sided Issue if He Thinks it Could Help Advance His Political Ambitions’

Humphries Proposes New Program Pairing Students with Regional Businesse
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Humphries Proposes New Program Pairing Students with Regional Businesse

"For too long, Wisconsin has failed to systematically leverage and support local opportunities for student training across the state."

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"

ICYMI: John Humphries Continues to be Out of Touch
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ICYMI: John Humphries Continues to be Out of Touch

"I am proud to use my voice to champion the needs of Wisconsin’s 860,000 school children."

Q: John Humphries, Do You Support or Oppose Wisconsin Using Nationwide Academic Standards? A: Yes
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Q: John Humphries, Do You Support or Oppose Wisconsin Using Nationwide Academic Standards? A: Yes

Candidate For State Superintendent of Public Instruction Attempts to Please Everyone By Taking Every Side of Academic Standards Issue

Despite previously supporting and testifying in favor of the Common Core, today John P. Humphries rolled out his plan to replace it.
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Despite previously supporting and testifying in favor of the Common Core, today John P. Humphries rolled out his plan to replace it.

Common Core has been adopted at the local level by over 400 school districts in Wisconsin.

Humphries Calls for Stronger Standards to Replace Common Core
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Humphries Calls for Stronger Standards to Replace Common Core

John Humphries is a candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

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

Humphries Statement on Governor Walker’s Rural Schools Proposal
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Humphries Statement on Governor Walker’s Rural Schools Proposal

John Humphries is a candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

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

State Superintendent John Humphries’ Privatization Plot Thickens
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State Superintendent John Humphries’ Privatization Plot Thickens

Right-wing State Superintendent candidate John Humphries is deadset on privatizing Wisconsin public schools.

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
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

Campaign Cash: Evers Leads In Superintendent Race’s Cash
Campaign Cash

Evers Leads In Superintendent Race’s Cash

Incumbent has about $117,000, two challengers together raised $36,000.

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

Humphries Calls for Revamping School Report Cards to Make them “Genuinely Open, Honest, and Transparent.”
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Humphries Calls for Revamping School Report Cards to Make them “Genuinely Open, Honest, and Transparent.”

Candidate for State Superintendent calls existing report cards a “disaster”

It’s time for Genuine Accountability for Educational Results in Wisconsin
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It’s time for Genuine Accountability for Educational Results in Wisconsin

Candidate for State Superintendent calls for creation of State Board of Education

Humphries Applauds Governor Walker’s Comments on Education in State of the State Address
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Humphries Applauds Governor Walker’s Comments on Education in State of the State Address

Candidate for State Superintendent John Humphries released the following statement in response to the Governor’s State of the State Address:

Humphries Calls for DPI to Give Voters a Voice on ESSA Implementation
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Humphries Calls for DPI to Give Voters a Voice on ESSA Implementation

Warns Tony Evers is poised to unilaterally sign away unique opportunity for reform

Tony Evers wants more mental resources directed to our students
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Tony Evers wants more mental resources directed to our students

Tony Evers' campaign manager, Amanda Brink, expressed the following:

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

Bipartisan Statewide Support Propels John Humphries to the Spring Ballot
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Bipartisan Statewide Support Propels John Humphries to the Spring Ballot

Candidate for State Superintendent John Humphries released the following statement:

Humphries for Schools Statement Congratulating Bipartisan Co-Chairs Reps. Thiesfeldt and Fields on Appointments to Key Position
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Humphries for Schools Statement Congratulating Bipartisan Co-Chairs Reps. Thiesfeldt and Fields on Appointments to Key Position

"As co-chairs, they are showing the state that cooperation and common ground are the right path..."

Murphy’s Law: State Democrats Could Sink Still Lower
Murphy’s Law

State Democrats Could Sink Still Lower

Yes, they’re at a historic low. But things could get worse.

National Group Concludes Current DPI Leadership Continues to Fail to Prepare New Wisconsin Teachers
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National Group Concludes Current DPI Leadership Continues to Fail to Prepare New Wisconsin Teachers

Candidate for State Superintendent John Humphries released the following statement in response to the NCTQ report concluding most Wisconsin teacher training programs are failing to prepare new elementary teachers:

John Humphries Wastes No Time Pledging Allegiance to Private School Voucher Cartel
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John Humphries Wastes No Time Pledging Allegiance to Private School Voucher Cartel

Candidate Running to Oversee Wisconsin Public Schools Praises Michigan Billionaire Heiress With No Public Education Experience Who Prefers Private Schools

DeVos Will Be an Advocate for School Choice and Creative Solutions That Benefit Wisconsin Students
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DeVos Will Be an Advocate for School Choice and Creative Solutions That Benefit Wisconsin Students

Candidate for State Superintendent John Humphries released the following statement in response to the nomination of Betsy DeVos for U.S. Education Secretary:

Humphries: Is this Wobegon or Wisconsin?
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Humphries: Is this Wobegon or Wisconsin?

Candidate for State Superintendent John Humphries released the following statement in response to the release of state report cards by the Department of Public Instruction earlier today:

John Humphries Officially Launches Campaign for State Superintendent
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John Humphries Officially Launches Campaign for State Superintendent

Pledges accountability, partnership and taking politics out of schools so that we can improve education for every child in Wisconsin.