WAES School Funding Reform Update, Week of February 16, 2009

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Click here for a pdf of the full update.  Table of contents below.

School-funding update

  • Governor gets involved in school-funding reform discussion
  • Governor’s budget helps schools keep their heads above water
  • Funding reform effort gaining steam around the state
  • WAES doing good work, but needs your financial support
  • Two new members join WAES; 11 renew memberships
  • HOPE plan making rounds of Legislature again this session
  • New study shows benefits to Wisconsin of combined reporting
  • Norman talks school-funding reform on Milwaukee Public Radio
  • School-funding reform news from around Wisconsin
  • Get involved in budget process at WCCF 2009 Advocacy Camp
  • Help WAES correct e-mail update glitch
  • School-funding reform calendar

The Wisconsin Alliance for Excellent Schools (WAES) is a statewide, independent, membership-based organization of educators, school board members, students, parents, community leaders, researchers, citizens, and community activists whose lone goal is the comprehensive reform of Wisconsin’s school-funding system. If you would like more information about the organization — or on becoming part of WAES — contact Tom Beebe at 920-650-0525 or tbeebe@excellentschools.org

Thomas J. Mertz

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