As another school year wraps up across the state, so also ends what could be the last year under Scott Walker’s draconian education budgeting practices. A student who started first grade in Walker’s first year as governor just graduated eighth grade. In real dollars, her last year of school saw less money invested in public education than when she was in kindergarten. To put it bluntly, Wisconsin has yet to cover the gap Republicans created when they entered office in the Tea Party wave and delivered the largest cut to K-12 education in state history. That is the Walker and Republican legacy in Wisconsin and most people think it’s already over. It’s not.
Before this student gets her fresh start as a new freshman