wi–school referendums

Republican bills target school referendums

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Republican lawmakers who say school districts ask taxpayers for too much additional funding are seeking to rein in school referendums in a package of bills circulated this week.But the Wisconsin State Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2nDElPw ) critics say the measures would make it hard for schools to keep up with the rising costs of educating students and diminish local control.