According to newly-released data from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2,312 full-time school staff positions were eliminated during the 2011-2012 school year. For teachers in particular, 1,446 positions were cut.
According to Scott Walker’s spokesman, Cullen Werwie, this offers “proof that Governor Walker’s reforms are working.”
Someone needs to explain to me the code, “The Gov’s reforms are working.”
“Money is more important for men.”—Republican Glenn Grothman, explaining an argument advanced by Wisconsin Republicans for repealing the state’s equal pay law. Grothman was one of the sponsors of the bill, which was signed into law by Gov. Walker. (via wisconsinforward)