What’s next after weather-related school closings?

It was a week of wild weather across Wisconsin, and now you might be wondering what’s next. With some schools facing up to five weather closings in less than two weeks, are there state regulations on how to make up time? WEAC asked the question, and here’s the answer.

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WEAC Legislative Update – February 1

Foxconn dominated headlines this week as company officials told national reporters they were shifting focus. Governor Tony Evers stepped up to lead, and Foxconn officials are now assuring that nothing’s unraveling. Read all about Foxconn and other developments at the state Capitol in the WEAC Education Advocacy Update.

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Wauwatosa teachers get WEAC-Badgers recognition

Two Wauwatosa teachers are winners in the WEAC-Badgers Red for Public Ed contest. Kathy Meinecke and Kellie Christensen nominated each other. They both say the calling to work with students fuels their commitment to public education and their union.

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Black Lives Matter at School Week set

Madison teachers prepared for the Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action (February 4-8) with a national speaker and workshops designed specifically for educators to highlight racial justice. They are among educators nationally who are engaging in the amazing work for racial justice in education. Find resources for the week and beyond here.

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Every Teacher a Leader Summit held

The Every Teacher a Leader Northwest Regional Summit was held this month in Trego. Seven teams of educators attended the Summit, each creating a plan to address an issue in their own school, district or region.

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