Federal appeals court sides with Tony Evers in dispute over busing private school students

Federal judges are backing state schools Superintendent Tony Evers’ decision to not require a Washington County public school district to provide busing to students attending a private religious school. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin schools seeking a record $1.4 billion on ballot

A new report says Wisconsin schools are asking taxpayers across the state to approve $1.4 billion in referendums this November, which would set a record. Democratic governor candidate Tony Evers has said schools are forced to ask taxpayers for more money because of budget cuts Gov. Scott Walker made to schools in 2011. > Channel 3000

Walker proposes student debt relief to new college grads. But will it help Wisconsin retain them?

The general election campaign was less than 24 hours old when Gov. Scott Walker proposed offering $5,000 in tax relief for college graduates who stay in Wisconsin. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

‘Education gov’ has presided over disastrous decade

You have to give it to Scott Walker. The consummate career politician is an expert at turning a glaring weakness into what he hopes will be a strength. Take Walker’s proclamation during his re-election campaign that he is the “education governor”, a characterization that raises a snort from his opponents. > Cap Times

Evers calls for nearly $1.7 billion hike in state funding for K-12 schools

Wisconsin’s K-12 public schools would receive a nearly $1.7 billion increase in state funding over the current budget cycle under state Superintendent Tony Evers’ two-year budget proposal released Sunday. The proposal would shift funding from property tax credits to aid that goes directly to schools. > Chippewa Herald

Former school board president cuts pro-Evers ad


The former president of the school board that fired a teacher whose case has become embroiled in Wisconsin’s governor’s race has cut a television ad in support of Democrat Tony Evers. > AP News

Evers says Walker is misleading on achievement gap attack


Wisconsin’s achievement gap between white and non-white students is becoming an issue in the race for governor. Gov. Scott Walker on Monday tweeted that his opponent Tony Evers hasn’t done enough the past nine years as state superintendent to close the state gap, which is one of the worst in the country. > AP News