For a governor who has billed himself as "the education governor", this headline does not look good.
State aid to drop at many schools
Some districts may boost levy increases to offset reduced help from equalization fund
Yes, there will be some property tax increases for many communities in the area. Right here in Kenosha, we were just walloped with another 11% school tax levy increase. This was following last year's 11% school tax levy increase.
But at $4.7 billion for the current school year, the equalization aid pool is by far the state's largest funding source for public schools. And because the aid helps offset local property taxes, it could affect upcoming tax bills.