"I'm ready to get to work on day one and build a stronger more equitable public education system," Jill Underly said after winning the state superintendent election.
"I want to play against other biological women and girls," Kerr said. "I don't think it's fair to have competition that does otherwise."
State superintendent candidate Jill Underly leads Deborah Kerr in campaign contributions and spending ahead of the April 6 election according to campaign finance reports released Monday.
Deborah Kerr and Jill Underly not only differ on issues such as private school vouchers, they also come from different backgrounds.
Emails show Jill Underly used her district email address twice to contact a number of superintendents across the district to collect their contact information.
Deborah Kerr described the emails as "a few threads in tens of thousands."
A campaign manager who has continually worked for Democrats has quit Deborah Kerr's campaign for state superintendent.
“I was 16 in high school and white — my lips were bigger than most and that was the reference given to me,” Kerr wrote in a post that has since been removed.
The Reedsburg Board of Education will have a new face in the city of Reedsburg seat.
State superintendent candidates Deborah Kerr and Jill Underly will advance to the spring election which will determine who will be Wisconsin’s next top education official.
Only two will advance to the April 6 election, which will determine who will hold the seat for the next four-year term.
Candidates tackled subjects such as how to personalize learning to meet individual student needs, how to ensure every student feels safe in their school and how to address special-education needs.
Deborah Kerr, who resigned this summer after 13 years as superintendent of the suburban Milwaukee school district, filed last month to run for state superintendent in April, becoming the fourth person to file for the post.