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Deborah Kerr

Dr. Deb Kerr, retired Brown Deer School System Administrator.

2021 candidate for Wisconsin State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

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Campaign Cash: Record Outside Group Spending for Underly
Campaign Cash

Record Outside Group Spending for Underly

A record $1.02 million spent on state superintendent race, 80% of it by liberal groups.

Campaign Cash: Outside Groups Spent $1 Million on State Superintendent Race
Campaign Cash

Outside Groups Spent $1 Million on State Superintendent Race

Groups backing Underly had 5-1 advantage over those backing Kerr.

Milwaukee County Election Commission Reports Unofficial 2021 Spring Election Results
Underly Defeats Kerr In State Superintendent Race

Underly Defeats Kerr In State Superintendent Race

Deborah Kerr conceded just after 9:30 p.m.

Wisconsin Democrats Celebrate Underly as Newly Elected State Superintendent of Public Instruction
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Wisconsin Democrats Celebrate Underly as Newly Elected State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Democrats Continue To Build Momentum, Organizing Infrastructure Leading Into 2022 Midterm Elections

Kerr Shows Temperament, Judgement to Lead the Department of Public Instruction
Deb Kerr Announces National Democratic Support
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Deb Kerr Announces National Democratic Support

Former US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Endorses

DPW Files Ethics Complaint against Deb Kerr
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DPW Files Ethics Complaint against Deb Kerr

Conservative DPI Candidate Violated State Law By Using Official Resources To Benefit Her Private Business

Underly Criticizes Kerr for Trans-Kids in Sports Comments

Underly Criticizes Kerr for Trans-Kids in Sports Comments

State Superintendent candidate said transgender kids shouldn't play on teams that align with gender identity.

Kerr Supports Voucher Program, Decentralizing DPI

Kerr Supports Voucher Program, Decentralizing DPI

State superintendent candidate Kerr has been an ardent supporter of reopening schools.

Underly Running on Education Equity, Ending Vouchers

Underly Running on Education Equity, Ending Vouchers

As a candidate for state superintendent, Underly has backing of state teachers union.

Campaign Cash: Underly Raises 18 Times More Than Kerr
Campaign Cash

Underly Raises 18 Times More Than Kerr

Democratic-supported candidate for state school superintendent raises $1.3 million.

Vote April 6th: Guide to Candidates in Spring Election
Vote April 6th

Guide to Candidates in Spring Election

State Superintendent, Circuit Court Judge, County Board and School Board races on ballot.

The Adults are Failing the Kids
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The Adults are Failing the Kids

 

Kerr Makes Case for State Superintendent

Kerr Makes Case for State Superintendent

Longtime educator, former Brown Deer Superintendent backs vouchers, early school start.

Underly Makes Case for State Superintendent

Underly Makes Case for State Superintendent

Supports more investment in 4K programs, phasing out vouchers.

Campaign Cash: Liberals Have 13 to 1 Edge In Superintendent Race
Campaign Cash

Liberals Have 13 to 1 Edge In Superintendent Race

Groups supporting Underly bury the one group backing Kerr in total campaign donations.

Deb Kerr Releases TV Ad
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Deb Kerr Releases TV Ad

Focused on opening schools safely and getting kids back on track

Campaign Cash: Outside Spending Tops $800,000 for Election
Campaign Cash

Outside Spending Tops $800,000 for Election

Most of special interest spending for spring election is for state school superintendent race.

Marquette Law School, College of Education to host debate for Wisconsin school superintendent March 17
Kerr, Underly Strike Sparks In Debate

Kerr, Underly Strike Sparks In Debate

Candidates for state school superintendent reveal very different views on voucher schools, other issues.

Underly Supports Safe In-Person Learning in Wisconsin Schools
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Underly Supports Safe In-Person Learning in Wisconsin Schools

Unlike her opponent, Underly emphasizes informed, local decision-making, not a state mandate

Grassroots North Shore Hosts Candidates for State Superintendent of Public Instruction
It’s Kerr and Underly for State Superintendent

It’s Kerr and Underly for State Superintendent

Field of seven candidates narrow to two, with Underly the anti-voucher school candidate.

Dr. Deborah Kerr Wins in Primary Election for State Superintendent, Advances to General Election in April
Vote Tuesday: State Superintendent, County Board and School Board on the Ballot
Vote Tuesday

State Superintendent, County Board and School Board on the Ballot

Non-partisan, education-centric primary kicks off spring election season.

Dr. Deborah Kerr Has Largest Fundraising Haul of Any Candidate in Recent Public Filing
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Dr. Deborah Kerr Has Largest Fundraising Haul of Any Candidate in Recent Public Filing

State Superintendent candidate has built a strong coalition across the state

Dr. Deborah Kerr Nears Election with Most Cash on Hand, Most Signatures for Ballot Placement
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Dr. Deborah Kerr Nears Election with Most Cash on Hand, Most Signatures for Ballot Placement

State Superintendent candidate has broad appeal, strongest organization in statewide race

Deb Kerr Fails in Attempt to Disenfranchise Thousands of Black Voters
State Superintendent Candidates Debate

State Superintendent Candidates Debate

Seven candidates include teachers, principals, superintendents and policy experts.

Gov. Evers Mandates Closing All K-12 Schools

Gov. Evers Mandates Closing All K-12 Schools

Governor expects to reopen schools on April 6.

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.