Gov. Walker Again Promises Additional Money for Public Schools in Budget

Governor Scott Walker once again pledged more money for public schools in his 2017-19 state budget proposal via Twitter:

State agency asks have been submitted to the governor and he will introduce his proposal during a budget address in February where we will likely first hear the specifics of his plan. This is certainly welcome news for school districts as revenues to K-12 schools have not kept pace with inflation (CPI-U) since the passage of Act 10 as illustrated below:


*Indicates temporary (one-time only) funding.