Evers proposes boost in funding for all-day 4K

Democratic candidate for governor Tony Evers is proposing to change the state’s school funding formula to provide more money for schools that provide all-day kindergarten for 4-year-olds.  Evers, the state superintendent of public instruction, talked about the idea at a campaign event in Milwaukee this week. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Assembly approves Walker’s funding bump for rural schools, advances child tax credit and sales tax holiday


The state Assembly voted Tuesday to approve Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to allow low-spending school districts to raise property taxes without voter approval, while a committee voted Wednesday to advance the governor’s proposals for a one-time child tax credit and sales tax holiday. > Wisconsin Public Radio