Read the Letter Right Wing Legislators Sent to Superintendents Pressuring Them to Reopen Schools

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Lawmakers who have power over nearly half of public education funds suggest “opening your doors” to all students.

A still unknown number of school superintendents across Wisconsin are receiving a letter from top Assembly Republicans –the people who control the purse strings to state education funds – strongly urging them to consider reopening their schools rather than opting for virtual learning this fall, according to a copy of the letter obtained by UpNorthNews.

The letter is being criticized as a power grab and a potential risk to educators’ and students’ health.

Dated July 29, the letter is signed by 47 of the Assembly’s 63 Republican members, including Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester; Majority Leader Jim Steineke, R-Kaukauna; and Assistant Majority Leader Mary Felzkowski, R-Irma.

In it they say the state is “minimally obligated” to provide a sound education to state students and ask the superintendents “to consider opening your doors this fall to provide every student with an in-class experience….”

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August 3, 2020 Madison, WI “Health Over Profits” Car Caravan to the State Capitol  Photo: Joe Brusky

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