Governor to sign bill increasing Sparsity Aid, Low-Revenue Ceiling into law

Governor Scott Walker will sign Assembly Bill 835, authored by Rep. John Nygren (R-Marinette) and Sen. Howard Marklein (R-Spring Green), into law Monday morning (March 12) at Riverdale High School in Muscoda. The bill signing ceremony will take place at 11:30 a.m.

The bill increases the payments to each school district eligible for sparsity aid from $300 per pupil to $400 per pupil, beginning in the 2018−19 school year.

The bill also increases the low revenue ceiling from $9,100 per pupil to $9,400 per pupil, beginning in the 2018-19 school year, and increases the revenue ceiling by $100 per pupil each school year thereafter until it reaches $9,800 per pupil in the 2022-23 school year.

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