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My View: Kadimah Academy enriches our educational landscape

By Dr. Sophia Balderman Kadimah Academy, my alma mater, recently came perilously close to closing its doors. Shrinking enrollment and a weakened financial footing led the board to consider shutting down the school as it approached its 60th anniversary. Yet, the Buffalo Jewish community rallied and ultimately this precious jewel of a school will once again […]

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Five years after Act 10, a changed educational landscape

Act 10 changed how Wisconsin school districts operate and five years after its enactment, the law’s long-term impact remains a topic of sometimes bitter contention. Mention the legislation to a teacher in a state where the percent of experienced teachers has declined, and they will talk about the uncertainty the changes to collective bargaining and […]

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