Tony Evers http://wxpr.org en Lawmakers to Hear Testimony on Changes to Education Standards http://wxpr.org/post/lawmakers-hear-testimony-changes-education-standards <p>State lawmakers are expected to hear testimony Thursday on a bill that could spell changes for Common Core education standards.&nbsp;</p><p>State Superintendent Tony Evers is appealing to parents and educators to speak out against the legislation, which would put standards in the hands of a legislative committee.&nbsp;</p><p>In a video message Evers called this a Waterloo moment in Wisconsin education.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 21:19:16 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 15161 at http://wxpr.org Rural Schools Task Force Hears From Superintendent, Administrators http://wxpr.org/post/rural-schools-task-force-hears-superintendent-administrators <p>The&nbsp;Assembly Speaker's&nbsp;Rural Schools Task Force held its third hearing Tuesday in Madison.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p>Legislators heard more than three hours of testimony from educational groups and administrators.&nbsp; &nbsp;State Superintendent of Schools Tony Evers spoke about the financial challenges facing rural schools.</p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:59:03 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12153 at http://wxpr.org Rural Schools Task Force Hears From Superintendent, Administrators