WILL’s Rick Esenberg: “Schools are not underfunded…”

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WILL President Rick Esenberg blogging at Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel | Schools are not underfunded and they sold their local control

“Here is a fact that the legacy media seems allergic to: Over almost any significant period of time you want to look at, per pupil expenditures on K-12 education has increased at a rate well above the rate of inflation. For example, according to the United States Department of Education, from 1987 to 2012, real per pupil spending on K-12 education in Wisconsin increased from $ 7960 to $ 11,946. That is a real increase of 50.1%. This is exclusive of federal funds (which have also increased).”

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