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Frances Willard Day - 2018

Event Date

Friday, September 28, 2018 (All day)
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Event Description

Wisconsin public school observance day required by statute. Commemorates the Janesville teacher and lecturer who was influential in the early women's movement and was president of the Women's Christian Temperance Union from 1879 until her death in 1898.

Originally part of court statutes to observe these days and was enacted for the schools on June 27, 1923, from the 1923 Laws of Wisconsin, Chapter 307, section 20.

More information and educational resources are available on the Department of Public Instruction Social Studies Education Observance Days website.