Contact: Rep. John Nygren (888) 534-0089
Madison – On Wednesday, State Representative John Nygren (R-Marinette) released the following statement in response to misleading claims made by Democrats regarding public school funding:
“Earlier this week, Democrats released incomplete information regarding our state’s school funding formula. While state aid is a significant part of public school funding, it’s not the only funding source. I find it ironic that tax-and-spend Democrats chose to cherry pick information to portray a falsely grim outlook of our state’s public schools’ financing, completely neglecting the funding that comes from our state’s property taxes.
“While my Democratic colleagues are more interested in misleading the public and attempting to score cheap political points, Republicans are leading on investing in K-12 education and improving educational opportunities and outcomes for all students.”
The attached document from the non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau details the entire public school funding structure.