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Wisconsin Teacher Training?

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 06.12.2016 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

In Wisconsin as well as in many other states, in order to become a teacher in grades 6 through 12, it is necessary to undergo courses in teacher training. Under Scott's proposal this notion was set on its head, since it provided that those hoping to become teachers did not need to take any college-level teacher-training courses.

Joy Resmovits

More Than Half Of U.S. States Wiggle Out Of Bush Education Law | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education

The states of Washington and Wisconsin will be allowed to wiggle out of No Child Left Behind's rigorous test requirements, joining two dozen other U.S...

Tea Party Candidate Admits Comparing Public Schools To Nazi Germany

Posted 10.01.2011 | Education

Wisconsin tea party organizer and children's book author Kim Simac has admitted to comparing American public schools to the Nazi regime. Simac, als...

Matt Damon: Recall Scott Walker

ThinkProgress | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

In a brief interview with ThinkProgress at today’s Save Our Schools march in Washington, actor Matt Damon said he supported the movement in Wisconsi...

Joy Resmovits

Walker Pushes For New Schools Accountability Model | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.10.2011 | Education

After slashing education funding and reducing teachers' collective bargaining rights earlier this year, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) announced his ...

Reading, writing, rollbacks as stimulus ends

Reuters | Karen Pierog | Posted 09.04.2011 | Education

RACINE, WI -- The public school system in this city hugging the shore of Lake Michigan is running low on money and options for educating its 21,000 st...

Joy Resmovits

How It Feels To Be A Teacher In Wisconsin On June 27 | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.27.2011 | Education

Margarette Allen was never ashamed to be a teacher. She still isn't -- for the most part. "I'm proud of what I do," the Manitowoc, Wis., high scho...