Friday, September 12, 2014

Find a Fair Approach to School Funding in Wisconsin

Examining rural school funding: the challenges, the possible solutions. (WJFW-TV, Rhinelander, 9/11/2014)

Excerpt 1.   Rural schools and schools with declining enrollment make up most of northern Wisconsin. 

Here's a sampling of rural school districts in northern Wisconsin with declining enrollment.

Excerpt 2.  Wisconsin get little or no state aid. High property values in those areas mean the burden for school funding is shifted to property taxpayers, instead of the state. The system has forced many districts, especially rural districts, to consistently go to referendum to pay the bills.

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Fair Funding for Our Future

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