Kyle Olson

Later in the meeting a citizen spoke in favor of Act 10 and praised Gov. Scott Walker. Such talk prompted a walkout by the union members.

Nobody, we’re sure, was sad to see them go.

With calm restored, the New Berlin school board unanimously voted to adopt the handbook, take control of the district and go about the business of education.

School board member Art Marquardt summed up the situation when he said, “They thought they would come to New Berlin and change our minds by trying to intimidate us. It was not going to happen.”

Kyle Olson

Kyle is founder of Education Action Group and, a news service dedicated to education reform and school spending research, reporting, analysis and commentary.

He is co-author of Glenn Beck’s “Conform: Exposing the Truth About Common Core and Public Education,” available at

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He has made appearances on the Fox News Channel, The Blaze, Fox Business Network, NPR and MSNBC. Kyle has given scores of interviews on talk radio programs coast to coast.

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