Trump's budget takes a meat cleaver to public education

The 2018 budget proposal "takes a meat cleaver to public education" and ignores promised investments in the types of skills, training and other vital family supports that Trump rode to the White House in 2016, AFT President Randi Weingarten says.

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Weingarten speaks on the future of public education

In a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., AFT President Randi Weingarten juxtaposed two approaches for education that would have vastly different consequences for America's students. Either build on the bipartisan consensus of the Every Student Succeeds Act to provide all families with access to great neighborhood public schools, or promote the dangerous, destructive approaches that Donald Trump's education secretary nominee advocates to undermine and privatize public education.

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Trump fails a crucial test

In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about Donald Trump's education policies amd how they would devastate our public education system.

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Possible Change to State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance

Informational Meeting September 26

September 10, 2016 - -The Group Insurance Board (GIB) and the Walker administration are actively pursuing a "self-insurance" model.  The RFP was issued in July with a decision by the Group Insurance Board expected this November with possible adoption in January of 2018.  

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Retirement Security Sessions Around the State

September 10, 2016

The Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans and POWRS are sponsoring a series of meetings around the state. 

List of Sessions

 

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