Democrats also proposed accountability legislation Wednesday, seeking to require criminal background checks for teachers and administrators at private voucher schools, ensuring all voucher school teachers are licensed by the state, and guarantee schools receiving Wisconsin public money are located in Wisconsin.
Participating voucher schools, most of which are religious-based private schools, receive $7,210 per voucher for students in K4 through eighth grade. Voucher schools receive $7,856 per voucher student in high school.Read more: http://host.madison.com/news/local/writers/jessica_vanegeren/overwhelming-majority-of-vouchers-given-to-continuing-private-school-students/article_a3809654-5baf-11e4-8f11-6f5af18c5063.html#ixzz3HBSKCvEP
What are the real motives of our Governor?
"Wisconsin should develop its own academic benchmarks by re-examining the Common Core Academic Standards already adopted by Wisconsin and many other states, Gov. Scott Walker said at an education conference Friday.
In a speech at the State Education Convention in Milwaukee, Walker said he is working on legislation that would create a commission, chaired by Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers, to revisit the Common Core standards, which he said weren't high enough and were being dictated by people who weren't from Wisconsin."Added 4/8/2014 - Moyers & Company
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4/15/13 Voucher backers' cash detailed
Walker is proposing expanding the voucher program in this year’s budget, less than a year after voucher backers gave him $2.2 million to help win the June recall election. The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign report detailing spending by voucher backers comes as negotiations over Walker’s proposal continue in private among lawmakers and program supporters.#Walker 's War On #Education -Real Motives? #Privatize Public Education ?Promote #Charter Schools ? Destroy #WiUnion
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