Even though it was a very different organization — and a very different state — at the time, Wisconsin is the birthplace of the Republican party, which got its start at a schoolhouse in Ripon in 1854. To this day, Wisconsin continues to influence GOP policy nationwide, from Janesville Representative Paul Ryan’s ascendancy to Speaker […]
(WORT) — Assembly Speaker Robin Vos introduced a motion Thursday to correct a “technical flaw” in last year’s state budget that allowed school districts to raise property taxes to compensate for losses in state aid for each student who uses school vouchers. Darien Lamen reports.
Alan Borsuk talks with 8 O’Clock Buzz host Tony Castaneda about public schools and the 25th anniversary of the school voucher program.
What’s happening with Common Core? How are school vouchers being distributed? How is school funding being used? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!