TO THE EDITOR:

     I value public schools. ...

    Public schools are an important part of a community, bringing people together. People rally around school athletic events and music/fine arts programs. ...

    On April 4, Wisconsin voters will cast their vote for the next state superintendent of public instruction. The future of Wisconsin school children will be affected by the outcome of this election.

     Two-term incumbent Tony Evers, a former teacher and school administrator, is running for re-election. Mr. Evers has been and continues to be a champion of public schools. His 2017-19 budget proposal prioritizes fair funding for schools, support for rural schools, increased special education funding and expanded summer learning. ...

     Unlike his opponent, Mr. Evers favors putting a hold on the expansion of voucher schools ...

— Mary Filion-Zuelsdorf
Brandon

     To read the entire letter, see the March 16, 2017 edition of The Ripon Commonwealth Press.