Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson released a statement announcing she will not seek reelection to her position in the April 2019 non-partisan election. The former Chief Justice was the first woman to serve on the court when she was appointed in 1976.
She has been reelected to 10 year terms four times since then and her term expires on July 31, 2019. It is not immediately clear who is interested in running for her seat on the court. Continue reading Elections update: Justice Abrahamson will not seek re-election
Governor Scott Walker is scheduled to sign 90 bills, including several affecting K-12 education, during a marathon bill signing ceremony scheduled to last from noon until 6:00 p.m. on Monday (April 16).
Among the bills scheduled to be signed are:
Assembly Bill 332, which restores local control over the number of signatures required for the nomination of candidates to the school board in school districts that contain territory lying within a 2nd class city. Continue reading Governor to sign more K-12 education bills into law Monday
Although the state Senate will still meet at least one more time this session and we expect it to pass additional bills, here is a list of the bills affecting public K-12 education that have passed both houses and are ready to be delivered to Governor Walker’s desk:
Continue reading K-12 education bills currently awaiting the governor’s signature