Evers, Underly propose nearly $2 billion investment in public education for ‘23-25

Gov. Tony Evers today pledged to call for a nearly $2 billion increase in funding for public schools in the 2023-25 budget if he’s reelected.

Evers and state Superintendent Jill Underly today called for a host of state investments in things like literacy and math initiatives.

The biggest ticket items in the package included a call to increase revenue limits by $350 per pupil in 2023-24 and $650 in 2024-25. Under the plan, the state would provide $800 million in additional aid to hold down the impact on property taxes.

The plan also includes investing $750 million more over the bienni...

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