By Tim Kowols
Schools chasing innovation are finding out how hard it is to keep up financially. Addressing funding gaps and adding broadband in rural districts are two areas school administrators hope Governor Scott Walker addresses when he gathers the Wisconsin Legislature for his budget address on February 8. Algoma superintendent Nick Cochart says schools need to stay competitive and be on the cutting edge of technology.
Cochart says the Wisconsin Legislature need to curb the growth of its voucher program and give public school districts more flexibility in spending so they can continue to be innovative.