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WPF: A Golden Opportunity for Wisconsin

By Dee Pettack | June 11, 2021

In a publication released today highlighting the tremendous opportunities afforded to Wisconsin policymakers by the unprecedented revenue windfall announced earlier this week, the Wisconsin Policy Forum said regarding K-12 education:

“For years, efforts to overhaul the state’s school funding formula have appeared out of reach given the amount of money needed to ensure most districts do not lose funding. The potential state surplus makes it possible to rewrite the formula to account for factors such as student poverty and English Learner status. Such an update might help close achievement gaps and also could be used to cut school property taxes. Other priorities might include boosting students’ college and career readiness and the diversity of Wisconsin teachers, other issues WPF has highlighted.”

Check it out here.

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