June 26, 2013
Constitution Party of Wisconsin
PO Box 070344
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53207
The Honorable Governor Scott Walker
115 East Capitol
Madison, Wisconsin 53702
Dear Governor Walker,
On June 6th, 2013, I sent you a letter regarding your appearance at the CHEA convention in May. The original letter is enclosed. Copies were sent to Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, the Republican Party of Wisconsin and the Republican National Committee. In that letter, I had asked for answers to three specific questions. To date, I have not received a response from your office, nor any of the aforementioned. As such, I have come to certain conclusions.
My original questions are listed below. I have filled in the answers in quotes.
1. Does the Republican Party of Wisconsin advocate dismantling the DPI and/or any other state agency in the role of education?
“The Republican Party of Wisconsin does NOT advocate dismantling the DPI or any other state agency in the role of education.”
2. Does the Republican National Committee advocate dismantling the DOE?
“The Republican National Committee does NOT advocate dismantling the DOE.”
3. Do you personally support the dismantling of the DPI and DOE?
“You do NOT personally support dismantling the DPI and DOE.”
In contrast, the platform of the Constitution Party of Wisconsin (CPoW) clearly states their position towards state-sponsored education:
Education should be free from any State Government subsidy and government interference. The State Government has no legitimate role in either subsidizing or regulating education. To that end, the CPoW supports amending the Wisconsin Constitution to remove the State of Wisconsin from any role in education.
We support an orderly transition to free market education including Home Education and Private Schools (for profit and non-profit) and encourage benevolence to provide effective education for those in need.
If any of my conclusions are incorrect, please contact me and I will gladly retract the statements.
CPoW Public Relations Chairman