Doyle working on public school reforms, billions in federal grants
Gov. Jim Doyle is working on a host of public school reforms aimed at getting youngsters to perform better and to bring in billions in federal grants.
But to get the money, Wisconsin would have to repeal a law that bans the use of student test scores to evaluate teachers.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan has called the law ridiculous, and two Republican lawmakers have proposed a bill to throw it out - Sen. Randy Hopper of Fond du Lac and Rep. Brett Davis of Oregon.