Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
Sad but true, the current crop of
1) Educate students (There are no specific targeted goals. Basically, we tell our school district to just do it).
2) Educate students in a safe environment.
Educate students in a safe environment. Understood, no guns or explosives have gone off in any
On March 1, Alex and Matthew Matecki were arrested. Alex is a student at
Yes, I’d say that’s serious stuff. Unless, of course, you’re a
1) Yawn and wonder what all the fuss is about, or…
2) Hide under the mattress, say absolutely nothing and pray the whole ordeal blows over.
They literally kept unknowing
Oh my. Not good. Not a very good response at all.
Patz compounded his astonishlingly foolish responses to Belling by not realizing
Patz inserted both feet in mouth and
I love this line from Cady’s second e-mail to
“…student safety and security is our priority.”
What an absolute joke.
Does he think we’re all stupid?
Clearly safety and security is NOT their priority. Their priority is their image. They didn’t give a damn about safety and security until AFTER they were caught, outed, BUSTED!
Michael Cady is a complete fool in this case. On Monday he was telling parents Franklin acted properly because the possession and weapon-making occurred off school property. Suddenly, less than 24 hours later,
Cady and Patz, a la Pontius Pilate, are thinking and hoping
Patz has shown he wants out. Fine. Dump him. When his contract comes up, let him go.
Steve Patz controls a Franklin School Board, cowering over them and dicttating policy when it should be the other way around. Most school board members cow tow to Patz. That’s wrong and needs to be changed with a new superintendent and a new board filled with members who are education and taxpayer-friendly.
Get rid of Business Manager Jim Milzer who once told the Franklin School Board they were voting for a property tax levy increase of over 5% when it was really close to 13%. He lied and got away with it.
Over many years,
Finally, for the staggering amount of tax money that has gone to
What about student performance?
Can we honestly say the financial support for
We need a complete new crew of folks running our schools from the top down, and that includes our school board. Janet Evans must be retained. Aimee Schlueter must be elected. Linda Witkowksi has never sold me. Tim Neillsen has underwhelmed. Ultimately, Evans and Schlueter, if elected need far stronger support than I’ve seen from anyone else on the board.
We can change how our schools are run.
The “pipe bomb” case showed we have no choice.