Quotable & notable
June 29, 2011
?I think our Legislature could have done it better. It was messy and it really doesn't make Wisconsin look all that great. But in the end, this is what we were given from the state of Wisconsin and we will do everything we can to follow the state's guidance.''*
?Larry Bierke, Platteville City Manager
After heated debate, Wis. union law takes effect The Associated Press
Decreased likelihood that children who aren't reading on grade level by 3rd grade will graduate from high school by age 19 as compared to ?peers who are.
States Target Early Years to Reach 3rd Grade Reading Goals Education Week
* This quote does not necessarily represent the views of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute