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La Crosse teachers’ union president Jesse Martinez on new grading system, operations referendum, politics



La Crosse Education Association president Jesse Martinez joined La Crosse Talk PM on Tuesday to discuss a host of things, including a new grading system — standards-based grading — being implemented, and the positive affects of voters recently passing the operational referendum.

La Crosse Talk PM airs weekdays at 5:06 p.m. Listen on the WIZM app, online here, or on 92.3 FM / 1410 AM / 106.7 FM (north of Onalaska). Find all the podcasts here or subscribe to La Crosse Talk PM wherever you get your podcasts.

We also talked about the political battles that happen at the expense of public schools and a bit on the most recent budget passed in Madison.

Martinez is a seventh-grade teacher of math and science at Logan Middle School. This is his ninth year teaching.

Host of WIZM's La Crosse Talk PM | University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point graduate | Hometown: Greenville, Wis | Avid noonball basketball player and sand volleyballer in La Crosse

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  1. TomMcdonald

    October 28, 2023 at 9:59 am

    A terrible interview that never addresses the fact that the current system of one si ise fits all teaching is a catastropic failure. The truancy figure explains this

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