July 9, 2012
For Immediate Release
Contact: Rich Kremer
State Aid Estimates for Public Schools to be discussed on The West Side
The summer estimates of general state aid for public school districts in western Wisconsin will be discussed on The West Side on Thursday, July 12 at 5 p.m. on 88.3 WHWC/Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW/River Falls.
Jim Connell, Superintendent of the School District of Shell Lake, will join the program along with a representative from Spooner Area School District to discuss the differences between their aid estimates and what it means for the schools moving forward.
Guests will also discuss what goes into the complicated funding formula used to produce the aid estimates, which fluctuate from district to district.
The West Side is a call-in program focused on issues specific to western Wisconsin. The show airs on Thursdays at 5 p.m. on 88.3 WHWC/ Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW/River Falls. Listeners may call in with questions and comments during the program at 1-800-228-5615.