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While Republican legislators are busy patting themselves on the back for “restoring” education cuts, educators are speaking out about the $48 million in taxpayer dollars that their plan is going to take from public schools to fund private school tuition.

http://www.wxow.com/story/29118888/2015/05/20/onalaska-school-district-speak-out-on-funding-proposal?utm_content=buffere4f8a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer#

After the largest cuts to public education in the nation, GOP leaders are now proposing to take an additional $50 million out of public school classrooms to increase subsidies for private schools. Say NO to Voucher expansion and privatization of our public schools. Call your legislator now.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268748/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=BC4DtAON

Rural schools are struggling in Wisconsin. Expanding vouchers and private charters will only take more resources away from rural school districts that are already under financial strain.

http://www.thecountrytoday.com/opinions/guest_opinions/article_b683327e-a58e-11e4-b880-53677c4f94f6.html

Conservative, pro-charter school think tank admits that private charter schools do not do a better job of educating students than public schools. Then why would are Governor Walker and Republican legislators proposing to take money away from Wisconsin public schools to expand the role of private charter schools in Wisconsin?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/12/12/major-charter-researcher-causes-stir-with-comments-about-market-based-school-reform/

Low student performance. Voucher school operator salary of $218,000 with multiple family members on the payroll. $35 Million in taxpayer funding. Had enough? Take action and Say NO to Vouchers.

http://www.jsonline.com/news/education/former-employees-cast-doubt-on-voucher-schools-operations-b99407859z1-285881491.html

This editorial from the Appleton Post Crescent hits the nail on the head: It’s time to say “no.” It’s time to say “enough.” It’s time to stand up for public education.

http://www.postcrescent.com/story/opinion/editorials/2015/03/07/editorial-time-say-voucher-expansion/24574181/