Bill Tracking – Education – 2011-12 Legislative Session

Legislative Bill Tracking Report: Education Chris Reader, Director of Health & Human Resources Policy Bill Number/Author Summary/Status WMC Position AB 447 /SB 335 – authorizing a school board to grant a technical high school diploma (Radcliffe/Wanggaard ) Bill Text Bill … Continued

Legislative Agenda 2013-14: Education & Workforce Preparedness

Despite recent trends in above-average levels of unemployment, thousands of jobs remain unfilled. Employers are struggling to find qualified, skilled workers to fill high-wage positions. Our educational systems and other training partners must adequately prepare our students and labor force … Continued

Apprenticeship Tax Credit

WMC supports the passage of Senate Bill 448 and Assembly Bill 587, relating to income and franchise tax credits to employers who offer apprenticeships. WMC believes apprenticeship opportunities can be a significant component in our efforts to create a skilled … Continued

Technical Diploma Bill

WMC supports the passage of Senate Bill 335 and Assembly Bill 447, relating to authorizing a school board to grant a technical diploma. Rep. Mark Radcliffe (D, Black River Falls) and Sen. Van Wanggaard (R, Racine) introduced this legislation to … Continued

Improve Education and Training

Legislative Agenda A world-class education system from kindergarten to college, or technical school, is essential if Wisconsin business and industry is to remain competitive in the global economy. We need to pursue basic changes in the way we structure and … Continued