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The signs showing Wisconsin as an uplifted fist of protest were waving and more than 100 faculty members, students, union members and Democratic activists in this small college town were singing and chanting in the rain long before Barrett showed up.
Barrett wants to go back, but as residents of other states that have completed political transitions know, there is no chance. Once the animal spirits of politics have been unleashed, they are not to be caged. Wisconsin’s status quo is dead.
The most common motto on t-shirts: “This is what democracy looks like,” a reference to the protests of 2010 and 2011 that filled the state capitol in Madison and captured the nation’s attention, especially when Democratic state senators fled the state and hid in Illinois to prevent the passage of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget repair law.
Walker’s law, which curtailed the power of collective bargaining for government-worker unions in the state, was passed in March 2011. The challenge for Barrett is that the anxiety and drama of the budget control act is powerful bu
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The American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges was founded in 1974. It is the only organization exclusively devoted to providing a national forum for the improvement of mathematics instruction in the first two years of college. AMATYC has approximately 2,500 individual members and more than 100 institutional members in the United States and Canada. Educators in 47 states and one Canadian province are represented through AMATYC's 44 affiliate organizations.
AMATYC provides professional development opportunities for educators interested in the first two years of collegiate mathematics instruction through an annual conference, summer institutes, traveling workshops, publications and projects.
AMATYC works extensively with other national organizations. It is a member of the conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (CBMS) and the Council of Scientific Society Presidents (CSSP). AMATYC cooperates with the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), the American Statistical Association (ASA), the American Association of Community the Mathematical Sciences Education Board (MSEB), Mu Alpha Theta (MAT), and other professional organizations.
AMATYC is directed by a 13-member Executive Board. AMATYC members may serve on any of eight academic committees and a host of other working committees. The AMATYC Office is located at Southwest Tennessee Community College on the Macon Cove Campus in Memphis, Tennessee.
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