Open Records

  • Background

    The Wauwatosa School District Board of Education is aware of allegations of a potential conflict of interest related to an employee. The Wauwatosa School District and School Board take those allegations very seriously. We are taking steps to fully investigate the allegations, and we are united in this decision.  


    Opinion Letter 

    In an effort to provide transparency into this situation, on Monday, November 8, 2021, in a closed session the Wauwatosa School Board waived attorney-client privilege in regards to an opinion letter drafted by the district's legal counsel, Buelow Vetter Buikema Olson & Vliet, dated August 16, 2019.  

    Please click here to access the opinion letter.


    Results of Open Records Requests

    The Wauwatosa School District has received several open records requests related to this potential conflict.

    Please click here to view the responsive records.


    Next Steps

    Legal counsel for the Wauwatosa School District advised that the district provide findings to the Wauwatosa Police Department for its investigation into the actions of said employee. Any questions about this pending legal investigation should be directed to the Wauwatosa Police Department. 

    The Wauwatosa School District has hired a leading professional service firm to conduct an internal investigation of this potential conflict.