Saturday, December 26, 2009

Annette "Polly" Williams question and answer session concerning MPS takeover

Annette “Polly” Williams is the 10th district Assembly Representative from Milwaukee. In this exclusive group question and answer session, Williams introduces members from The Coalition to Stop MPS Takeover to the December 16th, 2009 Special session of the State legislature. Members from The Coalition to Stop MPS Takeover met with Williams to express opposition to the Senate Bill 405 Relating to: the powers and duties of the board of school directors and the superintendent of schools in a first class city school district, awarding a grant to a nonprofit corporation, requiring a referendum, and granting rule-making authority, by Senators Taylor, Plale and Carpenter; cosponsored by Representatives Colon, Fields, Richards, Staskunas, Hintz and Danou. They also expressed concern over Senate Bill 437 Relating to: authorizing the state superintendent of public instruction to direct a school district to implement a new curriculum or instructional design, make personnel changes, or adopt accountability measures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, by the Committee on Education. Finally, the Coalition members expressed interest and support in principle for additional legislation by Sen. Coggs and Rep. Grigsby regarding governance of Milwaukee Public Schools.

Polly Williams 

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Polly Williams Part 3

Polly Williams Part 4