CHICAGO -- Aides to Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson said yesterday that disappointing revenue projections won't delay implementation of a law requiring the state to pick up two-thirds of education costs.

The Wisconsin legislature passed the education reform and property tax relief law last April. Lawmakers have determined that the state will have to raise about $1 billion to cover their share of education costs when the law takes effect in 1996.

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