Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 8/31/2023 - 5:30 PM
Category: Report of the Committee on Legislation, Rules and Policies
Type: Action
Subject: 4. Informational Update with Possible Action on Legislative Activities
Strategic Plan Compatibility Statement:
Policy: 1.02 - Goals
Attachments Legislative Fiscal Bureau fiscal update.
Wisconsin Policy Forum report - Teacher Turnover.
File Attachment:
2023-25 and 2025-27 General Fund Budget -- 2023 Wisconsin Act 19 (7_12_23).pdf
WPF TeacherTurnover 8-15-2023.pdf
Background: According to calculations from the WI Legislative Fiscal Bureau, in 2023-24 the state has a positive budget balance of $4.2 billion with an additional $1.8 billion in the budget stabilization or "rainy day fund." Year end fiscal updates will be completed in the upcoming weeks and will continue to confirm that the state is holding a significant amount of revenue as per pupil funding lags inflation and necessary support levels.

An August 15, 2023 report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum highlights the high level of teacher turnover in the state. Policy solutions such as those being implement in Michigan will be discussed. Updates on other policy will be provided as needed.
Fiscal Impact Statement: This item does not authorize expenditures.
Implementation and Assessment Plan The district will continue to pursue appropriate support for students as part of the MPS Legislative Agenda.
Recommendation: Your Committee reports having received the foregoing report. Although this item was noticed for possible action, no action is required.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Jacqueline M. Mann, Ph.D. - Board Clerk/Chief Officer