Walker calls for boost in state aid for rural schools

Gov. Scott Walker today proposed a boost in funding for rural schools through sparsity aid, higher reimbursements for their transportation costs and an investment in broadband.
Walker is speaking at three school districts today to outline his plan and said the funding comes on top of the "significant investment" in public schools he'll propose in the next biennial budget.
"Our reforms are working in Wisconsin, and it’s because they are working that we are able to make greater investments into our education system. I call it the 'reform dividend.'" Walker said. "This increase in funding will pr...

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