Monthly Archives: October 2011

An Amateur’s Guide to Wisconsin’s General School Aid Formula

The largest component of Wisconsin’s state budget by far is the amount spent on aid to the state’s 424 school districts.  Even after cutting the amount by nearly $400 million, the legislature still earmarked about $4.3 billion for general school … Continue reading

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Here’s What’s So Bad About School Choice

This week’s Isthmus includes an opinion column by Larry Kaufmann entitled “What’s So Bad About School Choice?”   Mr. Kauffmann is identified as “an economic consultant based in Madison.”  I bet Mr. Kaufmann is really smart in a lot of ways.  … Continue reading

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