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Jim Doyle on Education

Democratic WI Governor


Vetoed plan to cut $400 million from public schools

Anyone who knows me knows that education is my top priority. I had to veto a Republican plan to cut $400 million from our schools. Despite inheriting huge deficits, I was able to restore our state’s commitment to fund two-thirds of the cost of public education--helping take the burden off property taxpayers. I am also fighting to lower class sizes and expand access to 4-year-old kindergarten. Finally, I believe the time has come to require a third year of math and science for high school graduation.
Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette & Post-Crescent, “On the issues” , Oct 29, 2006

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