A Wisconsin Budget for All: How We Can Invest to Help Wisconsin Communities Thrive For too long, we’ve all been told that there’s not enough money in the budget to help our communities thrive. That is not true.
Budget Cuts and Teacher Shortages: With Fewer Resources, Schools Struggle to Find Teachers Wisconsin students attend schools that invest significantly less resources per student than they did a decade ago. School spending in Wisconsin declined in recent years, in contrast to the national trend of increasing resources for schools. Most school spending consists of employee salaries and benefits, and Wisconsin school districts have reduced both.
Prison Price Tag: The High Cost of Wisconsin’s Corrections Policies By emphasizing high-cost incarceration that has produced questionable results over less expensive alternatives, lawmakers require taxpayers and communities to pick up the bill for the state’s short-sighted priorities.