Wisconsin is expected to spend almost $245 million on private
school vouchers this school year, up almost $15 million from a
year ago, driven by enrollment increases in the Racine and
Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/2dRRWQe
) reports that more than 33,700 students received vouchers to
attend one of 209 participating schools in the Milwaukee, Racine
and statewide Parental Choice programs, about a 5 percent increase
from last year.
the state's largest and costliest program with more than 28,000
students, up almost 2 percent from last year.
surged in the other two programs. Racine increased 19 percent to
more than 2,500 students, and the statewide programs jumped more
than 21 percent to more than 3,000 students across the state.