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Federal Court of Appeals Rules DPI Violated State Law When Denying Transportation Benefits to Private School Families

WILL filed case in 2016 on behalf of Washington County independent Catholic school, parents The News: A three-judge panel of the federal Seventh Circuit ...

Wisconsin Supreme Court to Hear WILL Challenge to Dane County Health Orders

WILL is challenging authority of health officer to issue orders without legislative approval The News: The Wisconsin Supreme Court granted a motion to ...

Voucher Program Analysis

Wisconsin is home to the oldest private school voucher program in the entire country. What began in Milwaukee now serves low income and special needs children throughout the state. WILL has always prioritized school choice and will continue to provide legal services and high-quality research on Wisconin’s private school choice programs.

What to Know About the Next Big Supreme Court School Choice Case

Libby Sobic and Anthony LoCoco The U.S. Supreme Court recently held oral arguments in Carson v. Makin, a case that challenges Maine’s decision to prevent ...

Feds Handcuff Wisconsin From Rewarding In-Person Instruction

Will Flanders, Research Director Recently, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) approved Wisconsin’s plan for more than $1.5 billion in federal funds ...

WILL Issues Review of 2020 Election, Recommendations for Reform

Ten-month review uncovers legal problems with election administration, but no evidence of widespread voter fraud The News: For more than ten months, a ...

Governor Evers Vetoes Legislation to Provide Parents with Access to Classroom Materials

WILL-supported legislation would have required districts to post classroom material online The News: Governor Tony Evers vetoed curriculum transparency ...

Wisconsin’s State Report Card in Urgent Need of Reform

New WILL policy brief offers three ways to immediately improve the report card The News: The recent release of Wisconsin’s state report cards for ...