While the Wisconsin state Republican convention voted to oppose Common Core standards in the Badger State, they also voted in favor of school choice and promoting a Right to Work Law. Marge Pitroff has the story in WUWM, Wisconsin’s public radio station.
At the weekend gathering in downtown Milwaukee, the incumbent [Governor Scott Walker] easily won Republican delegates’ endorsement for re-election. He told attendees to share the message that his administration and the GOP-controlled Legislature has delivered tax breaks and a budget surplus.
Attendees formally stated opposition to the ACA and to Common Core, the educational standards that leaders from across the country developed for America’s schools.
Party representatives also voted in favor of expanding charter and voucher schools, reforming voting procedures and advancing ‘right to work’ legislation. It allows workers in the private sector to decide whether to belong to the union in their workplace.