Joanne Juhnke is the policy director of Wisconsin Family Ties. The organization held a news conference before the hearing to criticize the bill. “Make no mistake. [This] is a stunning example of proposing to more of the same thing and expecting a different result. This bill would elevate ineffective, punitive responses that are already being overused on our most vulnerable students. Students with mental health challenges, students of color, students with disabilities in general.”

Published: January 12, 2018