Statement on Public Education Group Requesting More Money
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Bender
"Not surprisingly, a group of people directly and indirectly connected to the public education funding stream gathered today to ask for more money. With teacher union employees, public school teachers, retired public school teachers and public school employees all represented, the group complained mightily about the current funding increase in the budget as being insufficient.
They also railed against the expansion of the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program, even though the measured approach by the legislature would only allow for less than 1% of education funding over the next decade to go towards the program.
Their request was simple: more money, less competition."