SCHOOL AID NUMBERS

THE OSHKOSH SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL SEE MORE IN STATE FUNDING THIS YEAR.  THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION RELEASES ITS GENERAL AIDS REPORT FOR THE 2018 AND 2019.  OSHKOSH SCHOOLS WILL SEE THEIR STATE FUNDING INCRAESE BY THREE-POINT-SIX PERCENT.  OMRO SCHOOLS WILL SEE A THREE PERCENT DECLINE.  WINNECONNE’S STATE FUNDING IS GOING UP BY SEVEN PERCENT.  NEENAH SCHOOLS WILL SEE A FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT INCREASE WHILE MENASHA SCHOOLS WILL GET A ONE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT BUMP IN STATE FUNDING.

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Punching a Gift Horse in the Mouth

Amazon has ended a year of suspense by deciding that it is going to split its new second headquarters–“HQ2”–between cities just outside of New York and Washington, DC.  Hundreds of cities across the country had put together presentations and incentives packages for the retail giant hoping to land the 50-thousand high-paying tech jobs and the…

The Baraboo “Nazis”

Until yesterday, Baraboo, Wisconsin was known primarily as the home of Circus World–the town where the traveling circuses of yesteryear wintered–and where the Great Circus Train originated.  Now, Baraboo, Wisconsin will be known as the home of the “High School Nazis”.   A prom photo appearing to show a group of high school boys making…

The Birth of the Common Sense Party

For the first time since the Progressive and Bull Moose members returned to the Republican Party in the 1930’s, there is fertile ground for the formation of a viable third party in the US.  Don’t let Libertarians or Green Party members fool you, they have no chance to win anything–and actually only serve to increase…