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Another Misleading Press Release on Education Funding

In response to the latest press release from school choice opponents, a little context is needed. Unfortunately, those protecting the status quo use a narrow set of data to create a false narrative.

Joint Statement On Wisconsin Budget Proposal

Governor Walker’s proposed biennial state budget was introduced today and contains significant allotment of new dollars into K12 education. The following is a joint statement from School Choice Wisconsin and The Wisconsin Federation for Children.


Wisconsin Federation for Children
Wisconsin Federation for ChildrenThursday, July 13th, 2017 at 11:59am

Are working class families outside of Milwaukee & Racine too "rich" for educational opportunity for their children?

Ed Willing I agree. This is frustrating. My son shouldn't have to possibly lose his ability to attend a choice school because his parents make more money either. Once you're in, you're in. But any interruption invalidates your qualification. This discriminates against the middle class.
Jennifer Thomas It's going to get worse with Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary.
George F. Ashley That's stupid.
Wisconsin Federation for Children
Wisconsin Federation for ChildrenFriday, June 16th, 2017 at 1:11am

Retweeted Am Fed for Children (@SchoolChoiceNow):

The #Wisconsin State Senate accomplished a rare feat with bi-partisan support for a #SchoolChoice bill! https://t.co/QVDDRrTjpg

Wisconsin Federation for Children
Wisconsin Federation for ChildrenThursday, June 15th, 2017 at 1:25pm

Retweeted Am Fed for Children (@SchoolChoiceNow):

.@JebBush: #SchoolChoice is the best recipe for #success. Speeches from our Summit keynotes are now available! https://t.co/psFycL8wQZ https://t.co/LxEdtlF9Gp


Sunday, July 23rd, 2017 at 12:33am
RT @RightWisconsin: State Journal Editorial Warns Against “Splurging” on School Choice https://t.co/Uan6RehDl8
Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:48am
RT @WILawLiberty: RT if you think this inequality should be a thing of the past. All #Wisconsin families deserve the same #SchoolChoice #Wi
Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 1:42am
RT @CJSzafir: @WiStateJournal tells State not to "splurge" on school vouchers. Vouchers cost State 0 dollars ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ https://t.co/jbvqA…
Thursday, July 20th, 2017 at 2:21am
RT @WILawLiberty: RT if you agree that a child's zip code shouldn't determine their education options. #SchoolChoice #Wiright #WIPolitics #…
Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 1:37am
RT @LisaGK: Exceptionally great: Why school choice should be about possibility — not partisanship https://t.co/KIlIdNM10Q via @NewsHour @sc
Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 6:07am
RT @MacIverWisc: Different Income Limits for #SchoolChoice Programs Force Rural Families to Make Tough Decisions | @HeartlandInst https://t…
Thursday, July 13th, 2017 at 8:45am
RT @MacIverWisc: How "rich" is "too rich" for a family to qualify for Wisconsin's statewide school choice program? If a family of... https:…
Thursday, June 29th, 2017 at 9:38am
RT @MoskowitzEva: Low income families need the power to choose the right school for their kids https://t.co/MFKLmqNfXX @Dyrnwyn @citizenste
Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at 1:58am
RT @SchoolChoiceNow: ICYMI: New studies show #voucher students perform as well as or better than their non-voucher peers. https://t.co/1YLg…
Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 12:28am
RT @WillFlandersWI: #SchoolChoice students meet/surpass public school peers within four years according to two new studies in IN and LA. ht…
Saturday, June 17th, 2017 at 1:11am
RT @SchoolChoiceNow: "They exercise choice yet expect Black families to only exercise patience." A must-read from @selmekki. https://t.co/TB…
Thursday, June 15th, 2017 at 10:11pm
RT @SchoolChoiceNow: The #Wisconsin State Senate accomplished a rare feat with bi-partisan support for a #SchoolChoice bill! https://t.co/Q…
Thursday, June 15th, 2017 at 10:25am
RT @SchoolChoiceNow: @JebBush: #SchoolChoice is the best recipe for #success. Speeches from our Summit keynotes are now available! https:/…
Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at 9:37am
RT @MacIverWisc: @LeahVukmir wasn't having any of it when Sen. Janet Bewley said #SchoolChoice "means nothing" to her district. #wiright #…
Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 9:46am
RT @WILawLiberty: Does #SchoolChoice drain money from public schools? Only if you think districts should get paid for students they no long…
Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 8:59am
RT @P_Diddy_Wolf: Terrific piece by @MichaelPetrilli on latest #SchoolChoice dispute: Civil rights and private schools: An explainer https:…
Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 3:43am
RT @SchoolChoiceNow: "The problems of poor schools in other areas are too often forgotten" - Kids in rural areas need #SchoolChoice, too. h…
Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 3:39am
RT @WILawLiberty: What's ESSA? Is WI complying w/ new fed education law? @CJSzafir and Libby Sobic take a look: https://t.co/BaS6uDIi22 #w

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