WHO IS THE PEOPLE'S CHAMP ON EDUCATION?

THE EVERS/BARNES AGENDA

  • Restore $1.4 billion to our public schools.
  • Believes that teachers should be a part of making policy decisions, not private interests.
  • Would let Wisconsinites refinance student loans at a lower interest rate.
  • Supports free 2-year college and debt-free 4-year college.
  • Help Wisconsin families with skyrocketing childcare costs by increasing investments in early childhood education and quality childcare.
  • Would halt the taxpayer-funded expansion of unaccountable, private voucher schools.

THE WALKER/KLEEFISCH AGENDA

  • Enacted the largest per-student K-12 education cuts in the nation and cuts to teacher's benefits.
  • Siphoned millions to unaccountable taxpayer-funded voucher schools.
  • Scott Walker blocked plans to help Wisconsin families refinance their student loan debt at lower interest rates.
  • Slashed investment in higher education in his state and made it more difficult for students to get scholarships or to pay off their debt.
  • WI teacher preparation program enrollment has dropped by 28% under Walker.
  • Would halt the taxpayer-funded expansion of unaccountable, private voucher schools.