Governor Evers vetoed harmful legislation during the 2021-22 legislative session that would have severely narrowed the scope of what racial history and education subjects are allowed to be taught in Wisconsin schools. As a result, the authors have introduced this resolution that calls for a statewide advisory referendum on the following question:
“Should school districts in Wisconsin be prohibited from providing curriculum or instruction to students that one race or sex is inherently superior to another race or sex or that an individual by virtue of the individual's race or sex bears responsibility for acts committed in the past by other individuals of the same race or sex?”
This resolution is part of a nationwide crusade against a complete, accurate, and inclusive education.
In an advisory referendum, the legislature places a proposal on the ballot to gauge voters’ opinions. The results of an advisory referendum are not binding, meaning the results will not change the law.