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Wisconsin Wants $19,969 for Public Documents Detailing ‘Cultural Sensitivity’ Training

jforsythe Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 9:03 AM
How stupid! If the illegals and those immigrants who will not assimilate into our culture, let them pay for the counseling. Our taxpayers should not be on the hook for their possible hurt feelings.

Government transparency is a critical tool in the public’s accountability arsenal, so long as the public can afford it.

But when dealing with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), transparency comes with a five-figure price tag.

EAGnews.org has been conducting an investigation into a “cultural sensitivity” teacher training program the department has been doing for the last few years.

There is a clear link between the department’s “CREATE Wisconsin” initiative and the nutty, left-wing San Francisco-based Pacific Educational Group. PEG recently made headlines when its training urged school employees to downplay American cultural staples like peanut butter...