Tim Slekar, Dean of Education at Edgewood College, calls in to discuss education funding announced in the latest state budget, the race for state Superintendent, and his own desire for $150,000 and a chauffeur.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s recent report on the effects of Act 10 on education in the last five years found a sharp increase in teacher turnover rates around Wisconsin, driven by a new “free agency” dynamic. Mark Lindsey, a local teacher and President of WEAC’s Region 6, talks to Tony Castaneda about the shifts in […]
The Wisconsin Legislature has taken the extraordinary step of mandating that all Racine School Board positions be up for election on April 5. Aaron Eick, Vice President of the Racine Education Association, talks with Tony Castaneda about how this flows from Act 10 which stripped collective bargaining rights from teachers and other public employee unions. […]
(WORT) — Former State Senator Tim Cullen is out with a new book chronicling his experience during the tumultuous passage of Governor Scott Walker’s Act 10.
MADISON (WORT) — During a campaign speech in Las Vegas Monday, Governor Scott Walker promised–if elected president–to eliminate federal employee unions and to push for right-to-work legislation in every state.
MADISON (WORT) –On Labor Day, President Barack Obama argued for the continued importance of labor unions and joked about the 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls, including Governor Scott Walker. Darien Lamen reports.