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State Superintendent skeptical about Gov.'s plan

Posted: 5:40 PM, Jan 20, 2016
Updated: 2016-01-20 18:40:05-05
MILWAUKEE -- In his sixth State of the State address, Governor Scott Walker shared his vision to bring more funding to public education.
 
He believes tens of millions of dollars could be freed by changing the way we administer health insurance for state employees.
 
"I commit to investing every penny of savings to the general fund from these specific reforms to support public education," Walker said.
 
Walker hopes the money saved would help high schools create skilled labor programs and early opportunities for college credit.
 
Some school leaders, including State Superintendent Tony Evers, are skeptical.
 
"Theres been a couple studies on this over time that have indicated there will be savings and there may not be a savings," Evers said.
 
Walker plans to speak at the 95th Wisconsin State Education Convention at the Wisconsin Center Downtown Milwaukee Friday.