April 28, 2023 11:49 am

Mequon business owner planning private high school based on Hillsdale College curriculum

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“Essentially these schools are started by very conservative families with the help of Hillsdale College,” said Carol Burris, executive director with the New York-based Network for Public Education. “What we’ve found is they gravitate towards communities with a predominately white population, tend to have very few students who receive free or reduced-priced lunch and essentially try to attract parents who are very conservative who buy into some of the accusations against the public school system.” 

Read the full piece in Wisconsin Public Radio here