State superintendent talks plans for growth during annual address

Superintendent Stanford Taylor also addressed a shortage of teachers in the state

MADISON, Wis. (WKBT) – The state superintendent of Wisconsin says residents in the state have a chance to re-imagine how to help kids.

Superintendent Taylor made the comment during the annual ‘State of Education’ address.

Taylor is proposing an increase of funding for special education and mental health services in the state.

More students are learning from home and the need for internet access is highlighted across the state.

“We have been working with some of the providers. A whole litany of providers who are giving special deals and discounts to districts to assist and in families being able to access technology,” said Wisconsin State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor

The shortage of teachers in the state was also addressed.