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

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

By - Feb 1st, 2017 03:14 pm

“I applaud Governor Walker‘s commitment to ensuring children in rural areas have access to the resources they need. As Superintendent, I will work with the governor and legislature to ensure all children—no matter where in the state they happen live—have great teachers, safe schools, and the most effective learning tools.”

John Humphries is a candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Over the past two decades, John has effectively served in public schools across the state, as well as in the Department of Public Instruction. In his nearly twenty years in Wisconsin education, he has worked in small rural school districts (La Farge and Dodgeville), one of the wealthiest (Middleton-Cross Plains), and the district with the highest poverty rate (Beloit).

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One thought on “Humphries Statement on Governor Walker’s Rural Schools Proposal”

  1. Rita Brunkow says:

    We are WELL aware of how Walker’s policies detrimentally affected education in our rural communities, Mr. Humphries. The day when endless Koch organized money affects elections here in Wisconsin is ending. “”Peddle crazy someplace else” – Jack Nicholson

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