Wisconsin’s School Funding Cuts Among the Nation’s Deepest

September 4, 2012

(Madison) – Wisconsin’s cuts to school funding since the start of the recession are the 8th deepest in the country. These cuts represent a significant threat to the state’s economy and long-term prosperity.

Wisconsin’s investment in K-12 schools is 13.7 percent below 2008 levels, which means Wisconsin has made deeper cuts than at least 40 other states, according to a report released today by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP). Read the full press release.