Sijhawm Nyeem Ntawv: 7 feeb

Madison Elementary tus kws qhia ntawv Kathie Koebler nyeem phau ntawv "Splash in the Ocean" rau nws cov tub ntxhais kawm hauv tsev kawm Janesville thaum lub Tsib Hlis. Ib txhia ntawm cov menyuam kawm ntawv yeej tsis tau muaj ib phau ntawv nyeem rau lawv ua ntej lawv mus rau tsev kawm ntawv. Yees duab © JANESVILLE GAZETTE

'Koj tab tom saib ntau dua thiab nyuaj rau tsev neeg'

Ze li plaub ntawm 10 Wisconsin cov tub ntxhais kawm theem pib tsim nyog tau noj su dawb lossis luv nqi xyoo tas los, thiab feem pua ​​​​ntawm cov tub ntxhais kawm theem pib tau nyiaj tsawg tau nce siab txhua xyoo ntawm kaum xyoo no, raws li lub Xeev Lub Tsev Haujlwm Saib Xyuas Kev Qhia Pej Xeem cov ntaub ntawv txheeb xyuas los ntawm Wisconsin Center rau Investigative Journalism.

Lub Chaw tau pom qhov feem pua ​​​​ntawm Wisconsin cov tub ntxhais kawm theem pib tsim nyog tau txais kev pab noj su tau txais 37.6 feem pua ​​​​xyoo tas los, piv rau 30.3 feem pua ​​​​hauv xyoo 2000.

Qhov feem pua ​​​​ntawm cov tub ntxhais kawm tau nyiaj tsawg tau nce ob npaug lossis ntau dua ob npaug hauv 47 ntawm 411 lub tsev kawm ntawv pej xeem hauv lub sijhawm, qhia txog tus lej ntawm kev lag luam hnyav zuj zus thiab qee cov kws tshaj lij hu ua kev hem thawj rau kev kawm hauv Wisconsin.

Green Bay muaj lub xeev lub tsev kawm ntawv thib tsib loj tshaj plaws, tab sis nws cov neeg tau nyiaj tsawg tau loj hlob los ntawm 2,398 cov tub ntxhais kawm theem pib, sawv cev rau qhov loj tshaj plaws ntawm txhua lub tsev kawm ntawv. Cov koog tsev kawm ntawv hauv Madison thiab Kenosha kuj tau ntxiv cov tub ntxhais kawm theem qis qis dua nyob rau cuaj xyoo dhau los tshaj Milwaukee, Wisconsin lub tsev kawm ntawv loj tshaj plaws.

Ntau tshaj li 90 feem pua ​​​​ntawm kev loj hlob ntawm cov tub ntxhais kawm tau nyiaj tsawg hauv tsev kawm theem qis txij li xyoo 2000 tau tshwm sim sab nraum Milwaukee, Lub Chaw Tshawb Fawb pom.

DATA: Kev sib tham sib pom ntawm qhov kev tsim nyog tau txais pluas su hauv Wisconsin cov tsev kawm ntawv

Lub Xeev Tus Thawj Saib Xyuas Kev Qhia Txog Pej Xeem Tony Evers, tus thawj coj saib xyuas kev kawm sab saum toj ntawm lub xeev tau hais tias nws cia siab tias cov tub ntxhais kawm tau nyiaj tsawg, uas xyoo tas los suav nrog ntau dua 160,000 tus tub ntxhais kawm theem pib thiab ntxiv 132,000 nyob rau qib siab, yuav txuas ntxiv mus ntxiv rau lwm xyoo. los yog ob. Kev poob haujlwm hauv Wisconsin tau ua rau muaj ze li ob npaug hauv xyoo dhau los ntawm cov neeg poob haujlwm hauv lub xeev, tam sim no ntawm kwv yees li 8.7 feem pua.

Ib tug menyuam kawm ntawv kindergarten hauv Janesville School District muab cov ntaub ntawv pov tseg rau hauv nws tus menyuam mos ntawm Madison Elementary School thaum lub Tsib Hlis. Txij li xyoo 2000, lub tsev kawm ntawv cov neeg tau nyiaj tsawg tau nce ob npaug. Ntau tshaj li ib nrab ntawm nws cov tub ntxhais kawm tau txais kev pab noj su. Yees duab © JANESVILLE GAZETTE

Kev nthuav dav ntawm cov tub ntxhais kawm tau nyiaj tsawg los ntawm lub sijhawm uas cov cheeb tsam thoob plaws Wisconsin tab tom ntsib kev txiav 3 feem pua ​​​​ntawm tag nrho cov kev pab hauv lub xeev, thiab kev txiav ntau dua hauv qee lub tsev kawm ntawv, uas tuaj yeem yuam cov thawj coj kom txo cov kev pab cuam thiab nce chav kawm. Txawm li cas los xij cov tub ntxhais kawm tau nyiaj tsawg feem ntau xav tau kev saib xyuas hauv tsev kawm ntawv kom them nyiaj rau qhov tsis muaj kev txhawb nqa kev kawm thiab cuam tshuam los ntawm teeb meem nyiaj txiag hauv tsev, kev tshawb fawb hauv tebchaws tau qhia.

"Cov menyuam yaus uas los ntawm cov neeg txom nyem yav dhau los, tshwj xeeb tshaj yog lawv ua neeg pluag vim lawv niam lawv txiv poob haujlwm ... uas ua rau muaj kev ntxhov siab ntau dua rau tsev neeg, kev ua haujlwm tsis zoo hauv tsev neeg," Evers hais. "Qee lub sijhawm nyob rau lub sijhawm kev lag luam no cov tsev kawm ntawv yog qhov chaw nkaum zoo tshaj plaws ... nws yog ib qho ntawm qhov chaw uas peb yuav tsum ua kom peb saib xyuas cov menyuam zoo thaum lawv tsev neeg raug mob los ntawm kev poob haujlwm."

Txawm hais tias kev tso npe kawm ntawv dawb thiab txo qis hauv tsev kawm ntawv feem ntau siv los ntsuas qhov loj ntawm cov tub ntxhais kawm tau nyiaj tsawg, cov kws tshaj lij tau ceeb toom tias ntau yam cuam tshuam rau tus lej ntawd, suav nrog cov tsev kawm ntawv hnyav npaum li cas nrhiav cov tub ntxhais kawm rau txoj haujlwm thiab kev qias neeg feem ntau cuam tshuam nrog kev txais kev pab. Qhov kev qias neeg ntawd tsis tshua muaj tshwm sim ntawm cov menyuam yaus, cov kws tshaj lij hais tias, Lub Tsev Haujlwm raws li nws qhov kev tshuaj xyuas ntawm cov nyiaj pab noj su rau npe kawm hauv cov qib qis hauv 411 koog tsev kawm ntawv thiab 12 lub tsev kawm ntawv sab hnub tuaj Wisconsin charter nrog cov tub ntxhais kawm theem pib.

"Kuv tsis xav tias muaj ib lo lus nug uas cov tub ntxhais kawm tau nyiaj tsawg muaj kev sib tw loj heev, nyiaj txiag, kev kawm, los rau hauv cov tsev kawm ntawv," said xeev Sen. John Lehman, D-Racine, tus thawj coj ntawm Pawg Neeg Saib Xyuas Kev Kawm Senate, uas tau qhia hauv Racine School District tau 20 xyoo.

Lehman tau hais tias "Koj tab tom saib cov tsev neeg muaj kev sib tw ntau dua, thiab cov tub ntxhais kawm ntawv yeej nqus tau cov peev txheej," Lehman tau hais. “Nyob rau hauv kuv qhov kev paub dhau los ntawm kev qhia hauv tsev kawm ntawv ntev, kuv tuaj yeem qhia rau koj tias nws ua haujlwm zoo heev ntawm cov tsev kawm ntawv. Koj cheeb tsam tsev kawm ntawv dhau los ua qhov hloov pauv hauv ntau qhov xwm txheej uas cov menyuam yaus tsis tau txais kev txhawb nqa hauv tsev. "

Lub National School Lunch Program tau muab $114.4 lab nyiaj pab thiab $25 lab zaub mov rau pluas su ntawm cov tsev kawm ntawv pej xeem thiab ntiav hauv Wisconsin thaum lub xyoo kawm ntawv 2007-08, lub sijhawm tsis ntev los no uas muaj cov lej.

Milwaukee muaj qhov thib peb-siab tshaj plaws ntawm cov tub ntxhais kawm nyob rau hauv txoj haujlwm, nrog 79 feem pua ​​​​ntawm nws cov tub ntxhais kawm theem pib tsim nyog tau txais kev pab pluas su xyoo tas los.

Txhawm rau pom cov khoom noj su dawb thiab txo tus nqi hauv koj cheeb tsam tsev kawm ntawv, mus saib www.WisconsinWatch.org.

Cov tsev kawm ntawv puas yuav hloov tau?

Adam Gamoran, tus thawj coj ntawm Wisconsin Center for Education Research, ib lub chaw pab nyiaj los ntawm tsoomfwv ntawm University of Wisconsin-Madison, tau hais tias kev nce qib ntawm cov tub ntxhais kawm tau nyiaj tsawg ua rau muaj lub nra hnyav rau tsev kawm ntawv. Cov tub ntxhais kawm los ntawm cov tsev neeg tau nyiaj nruab nrab thiab cov nyiaj tau los siab tshaj feem ntau tau txais kev txhawb nqa kev kawm ntau dua los ntawm lawv niam lawv txiv - xws li kev pab ua homework thiab kev mus ncig ua si thiab kev ua ub no - dua li cov tub ntxhais kawm los ntawm cov tsev neeg tau nyiaj tsawg. Thaum muaj cov tub ntxhais kawm xav tau ntau dua, lub nra ntawm kev saib xyuas yuav hloov mus rau tus kws qhia ntawv, nws hais.

"Muaj phau ntawv, ib puag ncig hauv tsev neeg ruaj khov, qhov chaw kawm, muaj khoom siv, khoom noj khoom haus zoo - tag nrho cov no yog cov khoom siv hauv tsev uas pab cov menyuam yaus muaj txiaj ntsig zoo hauv tsev kawm ntawv," Gamoran tau hais. "Yog tias koj muaj kev nce qib ntawm cov tub ntxhais kawm yam tsis muaj cov khoom zoo li no, qhov ntawd ua rau nws nyuaj rau kev ua tiav nrog cov tub ntxhais kawm hauv tsev kawm ntawv."

Barb Keresty, tus kws qhia nyeem ntawv ntawm ob lub tsev kawm ntawv qib qis hauv Madison Metropolitan School District, hais tias cov tub ntxhais kawm tau nyiaj tsawg feem ntau xav tau kev saib xyuas tshwj xeeb vim lawv tsis nyeem ntau npaum li hauv tsev. Piv txwv li, hauv Madison's Reading Recovery program xyoo tas los, 86 feem pua ​​​​ntawm cov tub ntxhais kawm tsim nyog tau noj su dawb lossis txo nqi. Nyob rau hauv tag nrho, 46.9 feem pua ​​​​ntawm cov tub ntxhais kawm theem pib hauv cheeb tsam tau cuv npe hauv qhov kev pab cuam noj su dawb thiab txo qis - nce ze li ib nrab txij li xyoo 2000.

"Qhov ntawd yog ib qho uas ua rau cov menyuam tsis zoo - koj yuav tsum tau nyeem ua ntej koj mus rau hnub nyoog kawm ntawv," Keresty tau hais, ntxiv tias cov niam txiv nyob rau hauv "kev ua phem" feem ntau tsis muaj sij hawm lossis lub zog los nyeem rau lawv cov menyuam. “Nws yeej ib txwm rov qab los rau kev txom nyem, hauv paus. Nws tsis tau txhais hais tias cov me nyuam ua tsis tau tiav. Nws tsuas yog qhov ntawd yog cov pej xeem ntawm cov menyuam yaus uas muaj ntau zaus tawm tsam. "

Evers tau hais tias nws ntseeg tias cov tsev kawm ntawv yuav hloov kho qhov tseeb tias lawv cov tub ntxhais kawm coob zuj zus tuaj los ntawm cov tsev neeg uas muaj nyiaj txiag nyob ntawm ntug.

Evers tau hais tias "Cov xib fwb yog cov kws qhia vim lawv nyiam pab menyuam yaus, thiab lawv tsuas yog yuav tsis tig rov qab rau tib neeg," Evers hais.

'Lub sijhawm nyuaj rau tib neeg '

Ntawm cov menyuam yaus uas tau txais nyiaj noj su yog 7-xyoo-laus Diamond Smith. Nws tsis yog tus kiv cua ntawm tsev kawm ntawv noj su - nws nyiam nws niam lub tsev ua noj enchiladas rau "qhov phem" mac-n-cheese noj su ntawm Elvejhem Elementary School hauv Madison.

Qhov kev pab cuam noj su "pab tawm vim tias cov no yog lub sijhawm nyuaj rau tib neeg," hais tias Iesha Smith, qhia nrog nws cov menyuam (ntawm sab laug) Cortez McCree, 12; Davontae Smith, 5; Pob Zeb Diamond, 7; thiab Drekwon Smith, 9. Txhua plaub tau noj su dawb hauv Madison School District. WCIJ/JOSEPH W. JACKSON III

Tab sis rau nws niam, Iesha Smith, lub tsev kawm ntawv noj su ua rau Pob Zeb Diamond thiab nws peb tus menyuam tau noj zoo - thiab npaj txhij mus kawm hauv tsev kawm. Smith, uas tau txais $ 15,000 ib xyoos ua tus pab saib xyuas neeg mob puv sijhawm, hais tias nws tsis xav txog nws tus kheej cov nyiaj tau los tsawg tab sis tseem tsis tuaj yeem rub nws daim tshev nyiaj kom txaus los ntim khoom noj su txhua hnub.

Nws tau hais tias "Nws (sab susidized) pab tawm vim tias cov no yog lub sijhawm nyuaj rau tib neeg," nws hais. "Koj tsis muaj peev xwm noj su rau tsev kawm ntawv txhua hnub, tshwj xeeb tshaj yog thaum koj muaj ntau tus menyuam zoo li kuv ua."

Hauv Janesville, qhov feem pua ​​​​ntawm cov tub ntxhais kawm theem pib tsim nyog tau txais kev pabcuam noj su tau nce siab los ntawm 26 feem pua ​​​​mus rau 40.9 feem pua ​​​​ txij li xyoo 2000. Qhov kev hloov no yuav txuas ntxiv mus ntxiv raws li tag nrho cov txiaj ntsig ntawm kev tso tawm ntawm 1,200 tus neeg ua haujlwm los ntawm kev kaw General Motors lub rooj sib txoos cog tau hnov. . Cov ntaub ntawv susidized su noj tau sau txhua lub Kaum Hlis, txhais tau hais tias xyoo tas los tus lej tsis muaj kev cuam tshuam tag nrho cov kev poob haujlwm ntawm GM, uas cov neeg ua haujlwm feem ntau poob haujlwm thaum lub Kaum Ob Hlis. Janesville tam sim no muaj tus nqi poob haujlwm thib peb siab tshaj plaws ntawm Wisconsin lub nroog ntawm 14.1 feem pua ​​- ob npaug ntawm tus nqi txij lub Xya Hli 2008.

Marge Hallenbeck, tus thawj coj ntawm Rock River Charter School thiab tus thawj coj ntawm cov tub ntxhais kawm cov kev pheej hmoo rau cov tsev kawm ntawv Janesville, tau hais tias hauv paus tsev kawm ntawv thov rau cov nyiaj pab dawb los pab nyiaj rau kev pabcuam pejxeem. Nws kuj tau pib cov chaw hauv zej zog tom qab kawm ntawv hauv cov tsev kawm ntawv uas muaj cov tub ntxhais kawm tau nyiaj tsawg heev.

Hallenbeck hais tias, “Peb tab tom nrhiav txoj hauv kev tshiab los ua qhov kev txhawb nqa ntawd. Peb yuav tsum ua kom muaj tswv yim thiab tsim kho tshiab kom tau raws li cov kev xav tau. "

Qhov kev cia siab ntau ntxiv ntawm cov nyiaj pab noj su zoo sib xws rau lwm qhov qhia tias me nyuam txom nyem hauv lub xeev loj tuaj. Feem pua ​​​​ntawm Wisconsin cov menyuam yaus nyob hauv cov tsev neeg qis dua 200 feem pua ​​​​ntawm txoj kab kev txom nyem - $ 42,054 rau ib tsev neeg ntawm plaub tus menyuam yaus - tau nce xyoo tas los no mus rau kwv yees li 34 feem pua ​​​​hauv 2007, xyoo tas los no, raws li Annie E. . Casey Foundation, kev siab hlub uas taug qab menyuam txoj kev noj qab haus huv. Xyoo kawm ntawv no, ib tsev neeg ntawm plaub tus tau txais $ 28,665 lossis tsawg dua yuav tsim nyog tau noj su dawb. Cov tsev neeg khwv tau $40,793 lossis tsawg dua tau txais kev txo nqi noj su.

Hauv Lub Tsev Kawm Ntawv Green Bay, qhov feem pua ​​​​ntawm cov tub ntxhais kawm hauv qhov kev pab nyiaj noj su tau nce ib nrab txij li xyoo 2000, thiab suav nrog 56.9 feem pua ​​​​ntawm cov tub ntxhais kawm theem pib.

"Cov tsev neeg tab tom hu xov tooj zoo li vwm tam sim no vim tias lawv tsis tuaj yeem them nyiaj rau tsev kawm ntawv rau lawv cov menyuam," Alison Draheim, tus kws saib xyuas kev pheej hmoo uas ua haujlwm nrog cov tsev neeg tau nyiaj tsawg hauv Green Bay koog tsev kawm ntawv, tau hais tias xyoo kawm ntawv tau qis dua. txoj kev. "Ntau cov tsev neeg ua haujlwm uas tej zaum tuaj yeem daws cov nuj nqis hauv xyoo dhau los xyoo no tsis muaj peev xwm."

Txawm hais tias nws ntseeg tias tsev kawm ntawv tuaj yeem yog qhov chaw nkaum rau cov menyuam yaus los ntawm cov tsev neeg txom nyem, Draheim tau hais tias muaj qee qhov teeb meem uas tsev kawm kho tsis tau.

"Nws nyuaj rau tsom mus rau algebra thaum koj tshaib plab lossis lwm tus menyuam tab tom saib koj vim koj hnov ​​tsw," nws hais. "Nws cuam tshuam rau menyuam yaus hauv kev sib raug zoo, kev xav uas ib txwm muaj kev cuam tshuam rau lawv txoj kev kawm."

'Kev ntxhov siab rau cov tsev kawm hauv nroog'

Txawm hais tias cov tub ntxhais kawm tau nyiaj tsawg tau nce zuj zus ntxiv, kev ntxhov siab nyiaj txiag tau ua rau qee lub nroog nyuaj nrhiav nyiaj los txhawb lawv. Lub xeev tau pom zoo cov peev nyiaj tshiab tau txiav cov nyiaj pab kawm ntawv dav dav los ntawm qhov nruab nrab 3 feem pua ​​​​ntawm xyoo kawm ntawv no, tab sis kwv yees li ib feem plaub ntawm cov cheeb tsam ntsib tsawg kawg yog 15 feem pua, raws li DPI cov duab. Txhawm rau kom tau txais cov nyiaj poob, cov tsev kawm ntawv yuav tsum tau txo cov kev pabcuam lossis nce se vaj tse - ib qho nyuaj rau kev lag luam nyuaj.

Miles Turner, tus thawj coj ntawm Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators, tau hais tias xyoo no kev txiav nyiaj hauv xeev tau ua rau muaj kev ntxhov siab ntau ntxiv los ntawm 16 xyoo ntawm cov nyiaj tau los txwv, uas feem ntau tsis tso cai rau cov tsev kawm ntawv kom cov nyiaj tau los sai npaum li cov nuj nqis loj tuaj.

Turner tau hais tias "Qhov nws yuav txhais li cas yog cov kev pabcuam tsawg dua rau cov menyuam yaus, cov chav kawm siab dua, kev kawm tsis zoo hauv lub xeev Wisconsin," Turner hais. "Peb txoj kev kawm tau tsawg thiab tsawg txaus los cuam tshuam nrog peb cov tub ntxhais kawm."

Txawm hais tias cov kev pab hauv lub xeev tau poob qis, tsoomfwv pab rau cov tsev kawm ntawv uas cov tub ntxhais kawm tau nyiaj tsawg tab tom ua hauv daim ntawv ntawm $ 148 lab hauv kev txhawb nqa nyiaj txiag rau Title I, uas yog nyiaj pab nyeem ntawv thiab lwm yam kev pab rau cov tub ntxhais kawm nyuaj. Tab sis Turner tau hais tias cov nyiaj yuav tsis txuag Wisconsin cov tsev kawm ntawv mus ntev. Nws hais tias tsoomfwv cov nyiaj pab ntxiv yog kev txhawb nqa ib ntus, piv txwv li tsoomfwv tau muab them tus nqi xov tooj ntawm tsev neeg uas nws lub tsev raug kaw.

Turner tau hais tias "Thaum koj tau txais nyiaj txiag tsis txaus ... koj tsis tuaj yeem siv cov nyiaj Title I no los cawm cov kws qhia ntawv hauv chav kawm uas raug tso tawm lossis cov kev pabcuam raug txiav," Turner hais. "Nws ntxhov siab heev rau cov tsev kawm ntawv hauv nroog kom tau txais cov nyiaj no los ntawm ib cheeb tsam ntawm kev siv nyiaj."

Evers hais tias: "Peb yeej txaus siab rau tsoomfwv cov nyiaj, tab sis nws tsis yog qhov kev daws teeb meem tas mus li. Yuav ua li cas lub qhov yuav tsum tau ntim. "

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