Jon Shelton

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Jon Shelton is Assistant Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He is at work on a book about the history of teacher unions, metropolitan education, and political change in the US in the 1970s.

The State of Wisconsin: Neoliberalism’s Ground Zero

by on April 7, 2015

Readers of this blog are probably aware of what has been going on in the state of Wisconsin over the past couple of months. To recap: back in early February, Governor Scott Walker proposed a massive cut to the state education system of about $300 million, with the promise of reducing the state’s system of higher education to a “public authority.”

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