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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 young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

Education: Leading to Reform -September 15, 2014

Education: Leading to Reform

This edition focuses on how states are changing the name of Common Core, how districts get around the ACT challenge for all kids, ways to be more creative and a quick fix on how to keep kids learning. Some great jobs as well.

From my friend William Hughes, here's the latest.

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Haven't checked in on Oak Creek in awhile

From the Milwaukee Business Journal:

"Years of prep work are finally giving way to construction of new buildings in the massive Drexel Town Square development in Oak Creek."

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Photo ID: The end of civilization

It’s already starting. The world is coming to an end, or at least the part known as Wisconsin, because voters will have to show a photo ID in November.

Not enough time to implement. Clerks are scrambling. They won’t be adequately trained. Voters won’t know what’s going on. Confusion will reign.

That bastion of liberal journalism, the NY Times didn’t take long to go out on the ledge, screaming of “electoral chaos,” CHAOS in the Badger State. Newspaper editorial writers in Wisconsin have started to whine and moan and complain and are just about predicting mayhem at the polls.

Of course, the cries of “the sky is falling” are unsubstantiated and downright bogus. Wisconsin has some experience with a photo ID requirement, and the entire episode was essentially one big fat yawner.

February 21, 2012: The 2012 WI Spring Primary Elections. The Government Accountability Board (GAB) puts out a news release the very day. The headline:

First Election with New Voter ID Law Successful

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Thank God it was FDR

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Franklin Sex Offender Notification

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