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Education Budgets Flat, Group Complains



According to an analysis by the nonpartisan Wisconsin Budget Project, Governor Scott Walker and the Republican led legislature have proposed a budget that doesn’t provide much in the way of new resources for the state’s public schools.

Tamarine Cornelius, with the organization, says what’s really happening is the additional funds for public education promised in the budget will be delivered in a way that won’t allow district to put that money to work educating public school students.



Cornelius says the complexities of the school funding system in Wisconsin make it difficult for the average person to understand, but according to her, Governor Walker actually is giving the money as a tax cut.
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