“We’re grateful for the opportunity given to us by the MTEA (Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association) leadership, the legislature and the governor.
“While a different outcome could have had a positive impact on our budget and our children, we remind our families that we never assumed those potential savings in our budget planning.
“We will continue listening to parents and community members in advance of our formal budget proposal later this month.
“As it stands now, our proposal makes significant cuts at Central Services on top of those initially proposed. The move is aimed at keeping class sizes as small as possible and ensuring that our specialty programs have the funds they need to maintain their integrity.”