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$270 million

$270 million

We think local taxpayers deserve to know how much of their money is going to private voucher schools. Last year alone, it was nearly $270 million statewide. Join SOS Wauwatosa in asking that the voucher program be paused so all schools are held accountable in equal...

Public Schools are Receiving Less

Public Schools are Receiving Less

Understanding education funding is vital. Check out this analysis from the Wisconsin Budget Project. "The share of state tax revenue dedicated to school districts has declined since 2011. That year, the state devoted $3.81 out of every $10 in tax revenue to school...

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$270 million

$270 million

We think local taxpayers deserve to know how much of their money is going to private voucher schools. Last year alone, it was nearly $270 million statewide. Join SOS Wauwatosa in asking that the voucher program be paused so all schools are held accountable in equal ways.

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Survey Says: Fund Public Schools

Survey Says: Fund Public Schools

The results are in: it’s education voters care about in this election cycle! In this graph from the most recent Marquette Law School poll, we see education is neck-and-neck with the economy.

Also from the Marquette poll: “Voters say they would rather increase spending on public schools than reduce property taxes, by a 61 percent to 32 percent margin. In June, 59 percent preferred higher school spending to 35 percent who preferred lower property taxes. Opinion on this has shifted since the question was first asked in March 2013, when 49 percent preferred to reduce property taxes while 46 percent favored increased spending for public schools.”#GoPublic