Monthly Archives: October 2012

New school report cards

Wisconsin’s Department of Public Instruction (DPI) today released preliminary report cards for schools throughout the state.  A school’s score can range from zero to 100 based on its performance in four areas: reading and math test scores; student growth in … Continue reading

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State school aids announced

State aid to Wisconsin’s 424 school districts is up $21.9 million, or 0.5% in 2012-13. Despite the overall increase, only 150 (35%) of the state’s 424 districts had increased aid, with Madison (up $15.2 million) claiming almost 70% of the … Continue reading

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New information on state finances

State general fund tax collections rose 4.7% in fiscal 2012. Combined with last year’s 6.4% increase, the two-year gains are the strongest since 2005 and 2006. Moreover, the state’s Annual Fiscal Report shows a $109 million deposit into the state’s … Continue reading

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