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The Importance of Teaching Civics

For over 40 years, I taught the principles of American Democracy in high school classrooms. Today the Wisconsin Legislature is considering a bill to require civics education to graduate from high school.

Civics Education Speech

Civics Education Speech

Here are some remarks I made on civics education on the Assembly Floor on September 28, 2021 part one. Here I express my opinions that civics education is something we need to strive for, and do better to implement.

Hometown Heroes Concluding Remarks

Hometown Heroes Concluding Remarks

Hometown Heroes Concluding Remarks made on Wisconsin Assembly Floor on September 21, 2021 by Representative Don Vruwink.

Milton House Museum

Milton House Museum

I invited Wisconsin Administration Secretary Joel Brennan to visit the Milton House Museum, which was a stop on the Underground Railroad that helped enslaved people escape to non-slavery states.

Four on the Floor

Hometown Heros at State Assembly

I had the great privilege of introducing three Hometown Heroes to my colleagues in the State Assembly.

Don Shaking Hands on Stage

Yahara Valley Elementary School 60th Anniversary

I presented a commendation to Yahara Valley Elementary School recognizing the school’s 60th anniversary. Accepting the commendation is Jim Raymond, a key organizer of the fundraising drive for the outdoor classroom.

Charging librarian's cell phone

Edgerton National Night Out

Edgerton joined millions of communities in all 50 states for an evening of food and fun to get to know your neighbors and the professionals who protect you. I was pleased to participate.

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