Wisconsin Federation for Children: Committee on Education to vote on school voucher access on March 18


On Thursday, March 18, the Wisconsin Assembly's Committee on Education will vote on Assembly Bill 59. Assembly Bill 59 increases the income threshold for parents who want to enroll in Wisconsin’s Parental Choice program to 300% of the federal poverty level, or about $78,000 a-year for a family of four.

Is a family of four making 300% of the federal poverty level too “rich” for a voucher? No!

The current income threshold level, 220% of the federal poverty level, is only $56,650+ a $7,000 marriage bonus for a family of 4.
At this current level, essential worker...

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