BREAKING: Evers charged with plagiarizing schools budget plan

via The Politico by  CAITLIN EMMA and DANIEL STRAUSS

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker accused Democratic challenger Tony Evers on Friday of plagiarizing parts of an education budget plan that Evers submitted as state schools chief, just hours before Walker and Evers clash in their first debate in the hotly contested race.

Four passages in the budget document released last month by Evers — and shared with POLITICO by the Walker campaign — were taken from other sources without any attribution, the Department of Public Instruction acknowledged in a statement. Evers told POLITICO that the lack of citations for the material shouldn’t distract from his “proactive, positive vision” for Wisconsin students, and agency procedures will be changed to prevent a recurrence.

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