Daily Archives: February 1, 2019

Things you may have missed while you were at the State Convention

For those of you we attended the 98th State Education Convention, we thank you.  Here are a couple notable happenings you may have missed while you were in Milwaukee.

New Marquette University Law School Poll results were released.

Results of polling conducted January 16-20, 2019 included the following key findings related to K-12 public education : Continue reading Things you may have missed while you were at the State Convention

Updated state revenue projections released

From WisPolitics.com

“– The Legislative Fiscal Bureau projected state revenues through mid-2021 will come in slightly below what the Department of Administration had expected two months ago.

“Still, the state is looking at an additional $2.4 billion in new money through the end of the next budget thanks to a series of factors. That includes a drop in projected appropriations in the current fiscal year that help offset the revised revenue projection. Continue reading Updated state revenue projections released

State’s taxpayer-subsidized voucher programs continue to grow

From DPI:

“Two hundred sixty-two private nonsectarian and religious schools and school systems registered with the Department of Public Instruction by the Jan. 10 deadline to accept students for the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP) for the 2019-20 school year. Eleven schools that previously participated in either the Milwaukee or Racine Parental Choice programs or both are registering to join the WPCP. In addition, there are 40 new private schools applying to participate in the statewide voucher program for 2019-20. Read More

Continue reading State’s taxpayer-subsidized voucher programs continue to grow