Spotlight: Evers’ bloated DPI wants more

By M.D. Kittle

MADISON — Wisconsin’s Department of Public Instruction is massive and expensive and inefficient, and it’s always hungry for more — much more — taxpayer money.

Gov. Tony Evers, who has spent much of his adult life as an educrat, wants to feed DPI a feast of increased funding.

The governor this week joined DPI Superintendent Jill Underly in announcing a plan to pump $2 billion more into the state’s public education system. Republicans blasted the plan as a costly political stunt two months shy of a closely contested election. Evers insists, “We have to do this if we finally want to make a difference for kids.”

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One response to “Spotlight: Evers’ bloated DPI wants more”

  1. David Krantz Avatar
    David Krantz

    Of course. Because it’s been so apparent up to now that more and more money into DPI has skyrocketed our students to the top of the charts for academic achievement.


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