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Assembly Bill 488

Relating To: Relating to: requiring school boards to make information about learning materials and educational activities used for pupil instruction available to the public. (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 8/10/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/10/2021

Institute for Reforming Government Notified Date 8/11/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/11/2021

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Notified Date 8/12/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/12/2021

Literacy Task Force of Northern Wisconsin Notified Date 8/5/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/5/2021

Comments
This bill allows the public full disclosure of what reading curricula is being used in the school district. This is very helpful information for parents.
Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance Notified Date 8/11/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/11/2021

WiRSA Notified Date 8/10/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/10/2021

Comments
We are concerned about the shortage of staff in rural districts to do this and the cost. We see this as an unfunded mandate.
Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 8/10/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/10/2021

Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials Notified Date 8/10/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/10/2021

Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators Notified Date 8/10/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/10/2021

Wisconsin Association of School Personnel Administrators Notified Date 8/10/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/10/2021

Wisconsin Branch of The International Dyslexia Association Notified Date 8/5/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/5/2021

Comments
This bill will assist the public in knowing which curricula is being used in all subject areas. Parents need to know what reading curriculum is being used.
Wisconsin Council for Administrators of Special Services Notified Date 8/10/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/10/2021

Wisconsin Education Association Council Notified Date 9/28/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/28/2021

Supporting Documentation
20210928_WEAC Statement on AB 488.pdf

Wisconsin Family Action Inc Notified Date 8/12/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/12/2021

Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty Notified Date 8/10/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/10/2021

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
2021
July - December
34.00
2022
January - June
2.00
2022
July - December
Total 36.00
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
1.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Family Action Inc 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
1.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
25.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 25.00