Wisconsin Schools Slip Toward Average in Spending and Class Size

Tamarine Cornelius
August 31, 2010

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Wisconsin children are slinging on their backpacks and returning to school, but the quality of the schools they are attending may be different than that of a decade ago. Since then, state support for schools has eroded, per pupil spending has declined, and student/teacher ratios have increased. Once a national leader in educational innovation and performance, Wisconsin now ranks close to the national average in many measures of support for education. Read full publication.