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State budget will force most school districts to cut property taxes
Going beyond simple cuts in state aid to schools, the budget bill would also end up requiring many districts - perhaps two-thirds of them statewide - to cut their property tax levies, according to one analysis by a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor.
Now that the 2011-'13 budget bill stands on the verge of becoming law and the protests have died down, schools - and taxpayers - can start to digest the changes in store for them. Those range from new savings on teachers' benefits to expansions of private school voucher programs in
"We're really entering a new phase in school funding," said Dan Rossmiller, lobbyist for the
Walker and aides have said that under the repeal of most union bargaining for teachers in the budget-repair legislation, districts should be able to find other savings as well.
"As we have seen all across the state, municipalities and school districts have already begun to realize the savings from the reforms contained in the budget-repair bill. Once the law is formally implemented, we believe this trend will continue," Werwie said.