The original concept of charter schools emerged nationally more than two decades ago and was intended to support community efforts to open up education. But critics of today’s market-based charter movement say monied interests have turned those learning labs into models for capital capture.
Walker’s attempt to eliminate language detailing that “Wisconsin Idea” pledge caused a lot of controversy in Wisconsin, and nationally.
The successful open records case brought by CMD and The Progressive caught the governor in a bald-faced lie regarding the Wisconsin Idea.
Records released Friday by Gov. Scott Walker’s office in response to a judge’s order make clear he sought controversial changes in 2015 to the University of Wisconsin System’s mission statement, known as the Wisconsin Idea.
A Dane County judge has ordered Gov. Scott Walker to release emails his administration kept from the public regarding deliberations over the Wisconsin Idea.
Gov. said initial changes were due to ‘drafting error,’ but newly released records show he was a driving force behind them.
A judge has ruled that Gov. Scott Walker’s administration must release most records related to proposed changes to the University of Wisconsin System’s mission statement.
Gov. Scott Walker released 82 pages of records he wanted to keep secret after a judge ordered them to be made public Friday.
A New Hampshire progressive—and one of the nation’s leading critics of corporate dominance of state legislatures—has died.
Spending on the states: The Koch brothers aren’t fans of Trump, and aren’t putting much money into electing the president this year. But that doesn’t mean they’re sitting out the election. The Center for Media and Democracy’s PR Watch, which tracks the influence of conservative groups, offers this rundown of the state races where the billionaire brothers are spending their donor network cash.