Evers, Holtz differ on Act 10, Walker’s budget at WisPolitics.com forum


Candidates for state superintendent at a WisPolitics.com forum in Milwaukee disagreed about Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to make a proposed boost in per-pupil school aid contingent on compliance with Act 10.
Walker’s plan would increase per-pupil aid by $200 the first year and $204 the second year of his budget, but schools would have to comply with Act 10 provisions such as requiring teachers to pay 12 percent of the cost of their health plans.
“That to me is a significant overreach by the state,” State Superintendent Tony Evers said during Monday's forum, held at UW-Milwaukee’s Zilber School of ...

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