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Additional LFB memo details impacts of four specific funding changes in governor’s proposed budget

Governor Tony Evers’ proposed state budget makes a number of school funding changes that are in addition to the “Fair Funding for our Future” reforms.

For example, in addition to an unprecedented increase in special education categorical aid (see previous post), the proposed budget also calls for per pupil increases in both school district revenue limits ($200 in 2019-20 and $204 in 2020-21) and the low revenue ceiling (to $9,700 in 2019-20 and to $10,000 in 2020-21).


LFB Summary of Governor’s Proposed Budget Released

The non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau (LFB) has released its summary of the governor’s proposed budget bill.  It is available online. (See links below.)

Considered by lawmakers to be the definitive analysis, the LFB summary document breaks the budget bill down on an agency-by-agency basis, according to the state agency responsible for administering the particular program(s) being funded. Most K-12 provisions will be found under Department of Public Instruction (DPI). (more…)