Education as a moral issue
Posted on May 26, 2011
Karen Herzog of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel updates us on the fight over education in Wisconsin:
State Superintendent Tony Evers in a memo Monday urged the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee to restore funding for public schools and work collaboratively to improve the quality of all Milwaukee schools before considering any voucher expansion.
“To spend hundreds of millions to expand a 20-year-old program that has not improved overall student achievement, while defunding public education, is morally wrong,” Evers said.
Here is Evers’ full memo to state legislators.