By Tim Kowols
Local superintendents are beginning to weigh in more on Governor Scott Walker’s budget after additional details were released. In addition to the more than $400 million in funding for K-12 institutions, Gov. Walker’s budget includes initiatives to improve broadband Internet, extending the life of a teacher’s license, and improving training programs. Sturgeon Bay School District Superintendent Dan Tjernagel says his colleagues remain cautiously optimistic about the weeks and months ahead.
While listening sessions will be occurring around the state in the meantime, the Wisconsin Legislature is not due back on the floor of the state capitol until March 7.