WILL Blog

WILL Warns Racine Unified of Open Meetings Violation

Posted May 21, 2015

Committee formed to review handbook with employee unions has been holding secret meetings

The Cost to School Districts due to Wisconsin’s Prevailing Wage Law

Posted May 20, 2015

School districts have decried Governor Walker’s proposed reductions in anticipated state aid. While it now appears that these deferred increases will be reinstated, the controversy is instructive on another pending reform. There exists an antiquated, very costly mandate that forces school districts to pay above market wages for their construction projects. This is known as the prevailing wage laws. Reform would make much more money available for education.

The Cost to School Districts due to Wisconsin’s Prevailing Wage Law

Posted May 20, 2015

WILL concludes that districts would have saved at least $163.2 million and $244.8 million over the last five years.

WILL Challenges DPI Powers

Posted May 19, 2015

The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty has been retained by Grace Christian Academy, a private school in the choice program in West Allis, in their legal fight against the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

Growth and Gaps

Posted May 15, 2015

WILL report compares charter and traditional public schools in Wisconsin