Articles from April, 2013

Public vs. Private: Sorting out the truth in the debate over school choice

Wisconsin was a national pioneer in sending Milwaukee children to private schools with publicly funded vouchers. Now, with the Legislature debating Gov. Scott Walker's plan to expand choice to additional cities, we shed light on some of the key disputes over the choice program.

By Dave Umhoefer :: Published on Sunday, April 28th, 2013 at 7:23 p.m.

The UW System's "slush fund" -- $1 billion, $207 million or what?

The amount of excess cash in the University of Wisconsin System’s bank account is: A) "Nearly $1 billion" B) $648 million C) $207 million Everyone has a different view on how much extra money the UW System has. We dig into the various numbers being tossed about.

By Tom Kertscher :: Published on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 at 9:40 p.m.

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