Friday, January 18th, 2019

Nygren: Shiocton school funding story misleading By James Wigderson  /  November 4, 2016  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments “Voucher funding is comprised entirely from state revenue, meaning no property tax dollars are used to fund the voucher,” the lawmaker said. Read More → ‘Just a guy’ attempts to stop Oconomowoc referendum By James […]

The Madison Metropolitan School District is finally asking teachers and staff to contribute to their health care premium costs. Well, just three percent. And the district is going to raid the maintenance budget to soften the blow for some teachers and staff. Oh, and the employee contributions are progressive. Did I mention the district is […]

Is it possible the Madison school district will finally use the tools of Act 10 to save money by making teachers contribute to their health care premiums? As I report at Watchdog.org, the answer is “sort of.” Under the proposal discussed at a preliminary budget meeting Monday night, a “differentiated premium contribution plan” would require […]