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04-05-12
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"The older surveys show more school districts increased class sizes, reduced extracurricular programs, raised student fees and tapped reserves to balance their budgets in each year between 2002 and 2008 than they did in 2011-12." -- More proof that It's Working Wisconsin Read more at the Wisconsin State Journal
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04-03-12
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Almost 2,300 members of the Milwaukee teachers union voted against a proposal to contribute a week's worth of their pay - or 2.6% of their salary - to Milwaukee Public Schools to help reducing burgeoning class sizes, according to an email from the Milwaukee Teachers Education Association. The notification from the MTEA late Monday night said that with a total of 3,931 members voting, 1,635 supported the MPS Children's Week measure and 2,296 voted against it. Voting took place between March 28 and 30. “Over the course of the last several weeks, I have spoken with...
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