River Falls Educators Receive $5,000 Grant from NEA Foundation

WEAC members and River Falls educators Karen Sizemore and Laura Lenneman have received a $5,000 Student Achievement Grant from the NEA Foundation to introduce basic principles of computer programming to students using tablet technology. Sizemore is a second and third grade teacher and Lenneman is an educational assistant at Rocky Branch Elementary School. “Good education […]

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E-Rate vote a big win for students

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today approved a historic increase in the E-Rate program, which aims to provide discounts to assist schools and libraries in the United States to obtain affordable telecommunications and Internet access. The National Education Association staunchly advocated to the FCC to increase the program’s funding on behalf students and of its […]

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Educators celebrate Raise Ed Week at Howe Elementary School in Green Bay

National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia (center) joined WEAC President Betsy Kippers (second from right), Green Bay Education Association President Lori Cathey (right), Howe music teacher Amanda Vanremortel (left), Howe Principal Christine Fabian (second from left) and a student to celebrate Raise Ed Week at Howe Elementary School in Green Bay Monday (September 22, […]

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It’s a mess under Scott Walker

This column by WEAC President Betsy Kippers was printed in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Saturday (June 14, 2014) As Wisconsin teachers graduate another class of students into the world of work and career, it’s a good time to reflect on how things are going. For our public schools. For our state. Under the sitting […]

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