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Republicans move to stop vaccine requirements on UW campuses

After attempting more than once to prevent employers from mandating COVID-19 vaccinations, a pair of Wisconsin Republicans are beginning an attempt to prohibit vaccine...

Lies, damn lies and school voucher statistics

The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) has been making national news lately, with its director, Rick Esenberg, appearing on Tucker Carlson to...

Tracking the growing cost to taxpayers of private school vouchers Legislature’s...

How much are Wisconsin taxpayers spending on private schools? That’s a critical question in the current state budget debate. But the answer is surprisingly...

New state school superintendent announces transition team

Incoming State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jill Underly has announced her transition team, a notably diverse group of people heavy on public school advocates. “They...

Evers appoints three to UW Board of Regents, reshaping higher education...

Gov. Tony Evers announced three appointments to the UW System Board of Regents Friday, solidifying a majority of his appointees on the important body...

School districts face heated battles over whether or not to ditch...

On March 30, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that continuing Gov. Tony Evers’ mask mandate was unconstitutional. The ruling ended the conflict at the...

Heading into Wednesday’s final budget hearing, testimony favors Gov. Evers’ budget...

Thinking back on the three in-person budget public hearings the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee (JFC) has held in this month, Rep. Greta Neubauer (D-Racine)...

Are Wisconsin schools rolling in dough? Federal aid is distorting school...

Wisconsin’s Republican legislators have been obsessing over the $2.2 billion in federal pandemic relief funds flowing to the state’s public schools. In recent hearings,...

UW chancellors push back on GOP legislators claiming universities don’t need...

Legislative leaders in Wisconsin have recoiled at a number of proposals in Gov. Tony Evers’ proposed budget on the grounds that more spending isn’t...

Bill would force Milwaukee Public Schools to reimburse private school transportation...

Should the Milwaukee public schools be required to retroactively reimburse private school parents for the cost of driving their kids to school for in-person...
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