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Senate Bill 454

Relating To: Relating to: reading readiness assessments and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Association of Wisconsin School Administrators Notified Date 9/14/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/14/2021

Curriculum Associates Notified Date 11/5/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/5/2021

Decoding Dyslexia-WI Notified Date 7/22/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
7/22/2021

Excellence in Education National, Inc., d/b/a Excellence in Education in Action Notified Date 7/22/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
7/22/2021

Institute for Reforming Government Notified Date 9/9/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/9/2021

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Notified Date 8/26/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/26/2021

Literacy Task Force of Northern Wisconsin Notified Date 7/28/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
7/28/2021

Comments
This bill is a significant improvement to the current early screening which only requires letter sound and phonemic awareness, no parent notification, and no reporting to the state until 3rd grade.
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 10/20/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/20/2021

PearsonNA Notified Date 10/4/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/4/2021

Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance Notified Date 9/16/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/16/2021

Comments
We should always be looking for ways to advance our earliest learners. This bill is overly prescriptive and lacks funding. We need a focus on proven strategies for kids, professional development opportunities and funding for instructional coaches.
WiRSA Notified Date 10/5/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/5/2021

Supporting Documentation
20211005_SB 454 (Reading) Testimony.pdf

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 10/5/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/5/2021

Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials Notified Date 9/14/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/14/2021

Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators Notified Date 9/14/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/14/2021

Wisconsin Association of School Personnel Administrators Notified Date 9/14/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/14/2021

Wisconsin Branch of The International Dyslexia Association Notified Date 7/22/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
7/22/2021

Comments
The International Dyslexia Association Wisconsin Branch is in support of Senate Bill 454 to support Early Literacy Screening in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Council for Administrators of Special Services Notified Date 9/14/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/14/2021

Wisconsin Education Association Council Notified Date 9/15/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/15/2021

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 10/18/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/18/2021

Wisconsin Reading Coalition Notified Date 7/23/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
7/23/2021

Wisconsin Retired Educators Association Notified Date 9/14/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/14/2021

Wisconsin State Reading Association Notified Date 7/22/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
7/22/2021

Lobbying Efforts

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2021
January - June
3.00
2021
July - December
79.00
2022
January - June
32.00
2022
July - December
Total 114.00
Excellence in Education National, Inc., d/b/a Excellence in Education in Action 2021
January - June
3.00
2021
July - December
6.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 9.00
Institute for Reforming Government 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
3.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
14.00
2022
January - June
16.00
2022
July - December
Total 30.00
PearsonNA 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15.00
2022
January - June
11.00
2022
July - December
Total 26.00
Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
7.00
2022
January - June
2.00
2022
July - December
Total 9.00
WiRSA 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Retired Educators Association 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
3.00
2022
January - June
3.00
2022
July - December
Total 6.00
Wisconsin State Reading Association 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
29.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 29.00