State news roundup: WI vouchers are still proving to be a bad investment; New York voters shows strong support for school budgets; and the latest news from Oklahoma and Illinois.
New test results show public education a better investment compared to voucher, tuition tax credit schemes
The Department of Justice warned Wisconsin voucher schools about possible discrimination against students with disabilities.
Gov. Scott Walker has proposed an expansion of special needs vouchers for Wisconsin students, which will mean tax-payer funds go to unaccountable private schools while public schools suffer.
Gov. Walker’s anti-worker legislation fails to improve state’s last-in-the-nation job creation numbers
Gov. Walker, a radical conservative hero, promises to stay the course of cutting education and undermining worker rights.
The recommendations were gathered at a series of eight education forums held across the state which were attended by teachers, parents, policy makers and concerned members of the community.
Bell: ‘Wisconsinites are bound and determined to reclaim balance in their state government.’
Democrats Shilling and King unseat Republican senators
On Tuesday, July 12, all six “fake” candidates were defeated in primary elections, paving the way for competitive recall elections on August 9.