Scott Walker's Risky College Experiment

Governor Scott Walker's proposal to cut $300 million from the University of Wisconsin's budget over the next two years is part of a broader trend in which states have drastically reduced their support for higher education.

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It's hard to believe that Governor Scott Walker's proposal to cut $300 million from the University of Wisconsin’s budget over the next two years would allow the school to maintain its quality. Walker would prohibit the university from raising tuition during that period, but instead give university officials more flexibility in managing contracting and construction projects.

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