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Friday, February 13, 2009

 1:59 PM 

Candidates lay out credentials in DPI debate

The five candidates for superintendent of Public Instruction touted their credentials Thursday in their final debate before Tuesday's primary without taking many shots at their opponents.

The debate, sponsored by the Wisconsin Council of Religious and Independent Schools, featured no real fireworks. Rose Fernandez came the closest of the five to taking any kind of a shot at one of the other candidates.

Responding to a question about the current cap on Milwaukee's voucher program, Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers pointed out his work over the past eight years with the program and his desire to see the results of a study on student performance before deciding whether to lift the enrollment limits.

Fernandez said Evers had failed to mention DPI fought to keep the enrollment cap in place under his direction in working with Superintendent Libby Burmaster.

"If I'm elected, there will be no fight over that cap," Fernandez said.

See WisPolitics coverage: http://www.wispolitics.com/index.iml?Article=149070

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