Stories tagged: "school funding"

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester), center, is flanked by Rep. Mark Born (R-Beaver Dam), left, and Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) during a press conference before an attempt to override 
Gov. Tony Evers' veto of a bill to prematurely end the $300-a-week federal unemployment benefit. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Unemployed Wisconsinites Will Keep $300 Boost After Republicans Fail to End It

The vote to override Gov. Tony Evers’ veto of the bill failed along party lines. The boost will remain until its original September expiration date.

Teacher Wearing a Mask Standing in Her Classroom
Trump’s Rush to Resume Classes Is ‘Reprehensible,’ Educators Say

Wisconsin teachers say they know bullying when they see it, as President Trump, Education Secretary DeVos, Rep. Tiffany and others attack public schools.

State lawmakers gathered on the Assembly floor. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Schools Lost $4 Billion After Decade of Cuts and Diversions

New analysis shows how tax money flows to private schools, tax cuts for wealthy