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- State landlords hit hard by eviction moratorium
- At home with politically incorrect language
- Licensing reform gains momentum in Wisconsin Legislature
- When parents choose a public school with more options for their children, the state provides less money. Why?
- Legislature protects Milwaukeeans from $15-per-rider fare-free trolley folly
- Latest crime figures show a Milwaukee in trouble
- Wisconsin lawmakers in the dark on broadband
- Foreseeing the Future of Wisconsin’s Flat Tax
Wisconsin cannot afford the status quo on its corrections policy. Programs across the nation that are working to reduce recidivism should be part of the state’s strategy.
Authors include Michael Flaherty, Marie Rohde, Michael Jahr, Janet Weyandt, Joe Stumpe and Gerard Robinson.
How to recreate the outstate university and finally give students their money’s worth
Wisconsin conservatives or Minnesota liberals?
Report compares the growth and distribution of Income in Wisconsin and Minnesota after the Great Recession.
► What do the UW instructors without it – the ones doing much of the teaching – think?
By Ike Brannon, Ph.D.
► How the Regents can make professors accountable to taxpayers and students
Antiquated state law puts the squeeze on consumers and should be repealed.
Authors include Dave Daley, Mike Nichols, Greg Pearson, Louann Schoenberg, Betsy Thatcher, Tom Tolan and Ken Wysocky.
How to get the UW System more involved in ground-level economic development.
Five stories from around Wisconsin illustrate the need for repeal of prevailing wage.
Authors include Dave Daley, Lori Holly, Greg Pearson, Betsy Thatcher
and Jan Uebelherr
Analysis shows the economic benefits of a right-to-work law.
City is making progress on educational attainment, but not nearly enough.
Raising Wisconsin’s Minimum Wage: Who would be helped? Who would be hurt?
Raising the minimum wage would boost the wages of some workers, but it also would result in fewer jobs.
Economists from Suffolk University’s Beacon Hill Institute for Public Policy have determined through economic modeling that Wisconsin would benefit long-term from further tax cuts. Yet, they’ve found, Wisconsin doesn’t just suffer from high taxes. It suffers from the wrong tax mix.
Unrealized Potential: The Need for Accountability in Wisconsin’s Special Education Programs
Report is a blueprint for how legislators can include special needs programs in the accountability legislation they have promised to develop and offers further proof of the need for more options for students with disabilities.
Report recommends specific ways for legislators to hold schools of education accountable and make sure teachers are getting the training they need in order to succeed in the classroom.
Report lays out the steps needed to return a culture of excellence to Milwaukee schools and explains why achieving this turnaround will be challenging.
Report gives readers a base level of knowledge of school finance to help them better understand key issues surrounding Wisconsin’s education system.
Study analyzes the economic effect of single parenthood on Wisconsin and makes recommendations for programs that would encourage individuals to have children within the marriage framework.
Wisconsin has a commitment to provide a public education for all of its pupils. However, that commitment comes with the responsibility of giving teachers an instructional environment in which they can succeed and protecting students from the negative effects of misbehaving classmates.
Evidence suggests that there are ways to minimize the risk of non-appearance while avoiding unnecessary detention of defendants.
Study says the law mandating use of renewable energy is costing Wisconsinites hundreds of millions of dollars.
Many children are still all too often denied their right to an appropriate education and recognition as individuals given a fair chance of leading productive and fulfilling lives.