KM is not alone in its need for operating support

  • KM is not alone. Operating Referendum is the "new normal"for school districts.

    Revenue limits and the Wisconsin school funding formula have not provided adequate funding for school districts across the state. Local school boards have the option of going to referendum to ask for taxpayer support for operating needs. In the past 25 years, the majority of school districts in Wisconsin have passed referenda to fund operations. Some of have passed multiple referenda. 

    School Referenda Chart