The Lie: Kevin Nicholson and Rebecca Kleefisch say redirecting taxpayer funds from neighborhood public schools to private schools will improve our communities.
The Truth: Nicholson and Kleefisch’s proposal to direct funds away from public schools will not only wreak havoc on our education system but could also raise your property taxes by as much as $577 million. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 2/22/21]
Nicholson has even proposed fully closing schools he doesn’t like and believes are “failing.” He has also proposed politicizing the state superintendent’s office and making it a political choice by the governor, rather than letting the people of Wisconsin decide. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1/19/22]