Education programs will face cuts under Gov. Doyle's budget.
Doyle Tuesday night proposed cutting $250 million over the next two years from the University of Wisconsin System budget. He also would give state public schools $300 million less than the two-thirds funding districts have counted on for nearly a decade.
Doyle says the money is not there because of the $3.2 billion deficit the state faces.
The state budget Doyle proposed would provide about five billion dollars to public schools each year.
That includes aid to cover the cost of special education and English as a second language and bilingual programs.
Doyle's budget proposal also would: