WASB Applauds Proposal to Invest in Education
“We commend the state superintendent for calling for the investment of state funds into our local public schools, and specifically into special education, student mental health and providing flexible, spendable dollars that can be directed at the local level by school boards.
“These resources are vital to the mission of public school districts to serve all students and ensure they are college and career ready. (more…)
State Superintendent Jill Underly has submitted the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) 2023-25 state budget request for funding public schools and libraries. This is the official beginning of the state budget process for public schools as this request sets the marker that the next governor will work from in proposing his budget early next year. This comes on the heels of Gov. Evers and State Supt. Underly releasing initial priorities last week.
From the DPI Press Release:
“The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction today requested $2.5 billion in its 2023-25 biennial budget submission to the Wisconsin Department of Administration. The biennial budget request includes, but is not limited to, funding for the following: (more…)