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WASB Testifies on Summer School Funding & Firearm Safety Curriculum Bills

The Assembly Education Committee, chaired by Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt (R-Fond du Lac), held a public hearing August 3 (Watch on WI Eye) on two bills:

Assembly Bill 398, authored by Rep. Gary Hebl (D-Sun Prairie) and sponsored by Sen. Luther Olsen (R-Ripon) would expand the scope of online summer or interim session classes that qualify for state aid to include classes the school board determines fulfill either a statutory graduation requirement in health education or that meet its own requirements to count toward the number of credits the school board requires for graduation.  Under the bill, online classes in any combination of vocational education, foreign languages, fine arts, and other courses that the school board determines meet its requirements for high school graduation would be eligible for state aid. Continue reading WASB Testifies on Summer School Funding & Firearm Safety Curriculum Bills