WEAC Education Advocacy Update

Rep. Mike Rohrkaste of Neenah, a Republican member of the Joint Finance Committee representing Assembly District 55, will not seek reelection in 2020, he announced this week. See this and other updates in the WEAC Education Advocacy Update.

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WEAC Education Advocacy Update

The Legislative Audit Bureau has released an audit of a program created to take over public school districts. The takeover program was created in the 2015-17 state budget under then-governor Scott Walker.

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Education Advocacy: The Final State Budget

As a result of the governor’s changes to the 2019-21 state budget, Wisconsin school districts will see per-pupil aid payments amounting to $742 per pupil for each of the two years, up from what was proposed by the Legislature. There is also a new supplemental per-pupil aid, which the governor changed to include all districts instead of only a few. Here’s a quick look at some key education provisions included in the budget.

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