Assembly Republicans propose $500 million boost to K-12

Assembly Republicans today pledged to pump an additional $500 million into K-12 education, including the first increase in special education aid in more than a decade.
The proposal still falls well short of the $1.4 billion more that Gov. Tony Evers proposed for K-12. But Assembly Republicans said it was an approach the state could afford and builds upon their “historic” investment in education in the current biennium.
Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, and JFC Co-chair John Nygren, R-Marinette, also said final details were still being worked out with Senate Republicans ahead of tomorrow’s Joint ...

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