The TAA opposes the New Badger Partnership, especially the separation of UW-Madison from the UW System, the formation of the public authority model, and the threat to affordability and accessibility it poses to public education and the lack of protection for labor unions on campus. The TAA also objects to the non-transparent and undemocratic process by which the New Badger Partnership was designed.This may be a turning point in the debate on this topic. Word is that it's a tough call in the legislature.
Monday, March 21, 2011
That's how people are now talking about the move for 'public authority', once known as the "New Badger Partnership" and increasing called the "Walker-Martin Plan". The teaching assistants union (TAA) voted last night to endorse this: