Wisconsin school district drops legal threat and use of ‘bully tactics’ against activist mom


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A Wisconsin school district that sent a stop and desist letter threatening lawful action in opposition to an activist mom dropped the concern Tuesday. 

The Oconomowoc Region University District board unveiled a statement, which mentioned, “We consider this situation closed… Please know our district is fully commited to relocating ahead, continuing to produce on a high-worth training for learners and our community.”

The district included, “The reason of the cease and desist letter was to suggest the corporation that it was publishing and circulating misinformation regarding the District’s curriculum and instructional supplies.”

Alexandra Schweitzer, a vocal advocate in the Oconomowoc school district, received a threatening legal letter that was later ‘closed.’

Alexandra Schweitzer, a vocal advocate in the Oconomowoc school district, received a threatening lawful letter that was later ‘closed.’

The district sent a letter to Alexandra Schweitzer, the president of a No Left Convert in Training chapter in the point out, in May after she elevated considerations about the appropriateness of some curriculum and elements in educational facilities throughout the district. The letter threatened the probability of potential litigation if she continued to make “defamatory statements” by means of meetings or in electronic mail. Her counsel, the Wisconsin Institute for Regulation & Liberty, responded in June stating that Schweitzer “will not be revoking any statement she created” and accused the district of utilizing taxpayer dollars to silence a dad or mum. 


“In point, use of outside the house counsel by the Oconomowoc Spot University District… to ship threatening letters to parents who converse in fantastic religion about their ordeals with a faculty district is antithetical to our Constitution and to your clients’ obligation as community officers,” the law group explained in response.

The president of the regulation team, Rick Esenberg, claimed, “By declaring the subject ‘closed,’ the District appears to have dropped its menace to sue Alexandra for criticizing the District.”

A Wisconsin mom, Alexandra Schweitzer, said that her criticism of the Oconomowoc school district led to threats of legal action 

A Wisconsin mom, Alexandra Schweitzer, mentioned that her criticism of the Oconomowoc faculty district led to threats of lawful action 
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“As a mom and volunteer community chief, I put in months communicating immediately with the district to talk to questions. In its place of acquiring answers, they despatched me a cease-and-desist letter and accused me of spreading misinformation,” Schweitzer said. “I can only hope that the district will no more time participate in these bully methods and as a substitute, engage with mothers and fathers on the schooling of our kids.”

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The district ongoing to manage in their statement that the mother or father was peddling “misinformation.”

The school district maintained Schweitzer was spreading "misinformation" in their statement. 

The college district taken care of Schweitzer was spreading “misinformation” in their statement. 

“Oconomowoc Space University District stays committed to clear interaction with our district’s parents and caregivers. Our purpose is to continue to have open, two-way dialogue with our parent group. On the other hand, we want those people discussions to be grounded in details, and the representations which have been created by the corporation to whom the stop and desist letter was directed ended up not precise with regard to the District’s academic expectations and tactics,” the district stated. “When political organizations… promote misinformation for the objective of political attain, it hinders meaningful discussions with our local community.”

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“It is a shame the District continues to accuse her of spreading misinformation although refusing to explain what it might be or responding to our letter conveying the basis for her statements, but this is continue to the suitable result and the result we hoped for. Moms and dads ought to be free of charge to remark on their experiences with their kids’ universities,” Esenberg included.

Fox Information Digital reached out to the faculty board but did not quickly obtain a reaction. 


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