Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Despite a majority of Wisconsin school districts losing substantial amounts of state aid, most districts will be forced to reduce school property taxes under Governor Scott Walker's proposed budget, unless voters agree to raise revenue limits, a new study finds.
A La Follette School associate, Sara Goldrick-Rab, has been selected as a William T. Grant Scholar, an elite group of early-career researchers studying ways to improve the lives of youth.
Upon his retirement this summer, professor John Witte will head to head for Astana and become dean of the new School for Humanities and Social Science at Nazarbayev University. UW-Madison recognized his teaching, research and service in April with the Hilldale Award.

Student Leni Wolf is combining her teaching experience with policy analysis tools so she can improve the educational system and students' everyday experiences.

The benefits for students to attend colleges with more diverse student bodies will be discussed by La Follette School economist Barbara Wolfe on Wednesday, April 24, at noon in the Wisconsin Idea Room of the Education Building on Bascom Mall.
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