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  • Skabewis
    Wisconsin bill requires Indian logo investigations
    by Skabewis
    Madison, Wisconsin (AP)

    Democratic lawmakers are proposing a bill that would require the state to investigate complaints about American Indian mascots in Wisconsin schools.

    If the complaints are justified, the state Department of Public Instruction would have to order...
    02-27-2009, 03:49 PM
  • Skabewis
    Wisconsin governor signs Indian mascot bill
    by Skabewis
    Madison, Wisconsin (AP)

    Gov. Jim Doyle has signed a bill that allows the state school superintendent to ban American Indian mascots, nicknames and logos.

    School district residents will be allowed to object to race-based names, nicknames, logos and mascots. The state superintendent...
    05-13-2010, 05:13 PM
  • Skabewis
    Association postpones American Indian proposal
    by Skabewis
    Casper, Wyoming (AP)

    The Wyoming School Boards Association has tabled a proposal that would have required schools around the state to teach students about American Indian history and culture.

    Members of the association voted on Nov. 19 to table a resolution that would have...
    12-01-2008, 02:54 PM
  • Skabewis
    School district keeps American Indian mascot
    by Skabewis
    Galesville, Wisconsin (AP)

    A western Wisconsin school district has decided to keep its American Indian mascot.

    But, the issue could resurface if the Legislature advances a bill that would allow state education officials to prohibit American Indian mascots and logos....
    05-29-2009, 12:01 PM
  • Skabewis
    Wisconsin Assembly passes Indian mascot bill
    by Skabewis
    Madison, Wisconsin (AP)

    The state Assembly has passed a bill that would allow the state schools superintendent to ban American Indian mascots and logos.

    The Assembly approved the bill 53-45 with no debate. The Senate passed the measure last week. It now goes to Gov. Jim...
    04-27-2010, 06:36 PM

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