Thursday, March 31, 2016

Rural Wisconsin counties not only losing population but also ability to pay for public education

Column graph originally appeared here.

Budget deficit projected for 2016-17.  (Oconto County Times Herald, 3/30/3016)
It’s unfortunate education has come to this,” he said. 
He said employee morale is “not really good,” because the nonrenewal of longtime co-workers and friends affected the staff deeply. He said students also are affected. 
“In the long run, you’re going to see an effect on the students because you’re going to see much larger class sizes,” he said. 
A reduction in the tech ed department, for example, is one example of the negative effect on students, who in the past have graduated from this program with skills needed for a career or technical school, he said.

Source:  Wikipedia

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