On Thursday, the Department of Public Instruction State Superintendent Dr. Jill Underly delivered her first State of Education Address followed by a news conference. Dr. Underly called on the Legislature to use state surplus to invest in K-12 schools and discussed needs for early childhood education, mental health resources, and teacher recruitment and retention efforts. Underly also announced the creation of a literacy task force to find strategies for students who struggle with reading. The goal of the task force is to help Wisconsin become a national leader again.
Watch the full programs:
-2021 State of Education Address: https://wiseye.org/2021/09/23/2021-state-of-education-address/
-State Superintendent Underly News Conference: https://wiseye.org/2021/09/23/news-conference-state-superintendent-dr-jill-underly/
Subscribe to Morning Minute: https://wiseye.org/newsletters/
#wipolitics #wiedu #WISoE21