Dem guv candidates discuss education, other priorities at WEAC forum


Increasing school funding and restoring collective bargaining are at the center of nearly every major Democratic gubernatorial candidate’s prescription for education in the state.
Eight major candidates debated before Madison-area educators at a WEAC Region 6 hosted forum Sunday night. Their answers to questions ranging from the school funding formula to private school vouchers and school safety almost always circled back to lashing out at Gov. Scott Walker for Act 10 and cuts to public education.
The eight candidates in attendance were: Mike McCabe, Mahlon Mitchell, Andy Gronik, Kathleen Vi...

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