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GOP donor group announces the agenda for surprise legislative session

The Legislature quietly announced Friday that it will convene in a special session Tuesday for a veto override vote — but Democratic legislators and...

The limits of student poverty data Comparing school achievement using economically...

On July 29, the Milwaukee school board will formally receive a letter from Milwaukee College Prep charter schools announcing that it is ending its...

Madison is the 5th most educated city in America — but...

Madison came in fifth place out of the largest 150 metropolitan areas in WalletHub’s 2021 statistics ranking the most educated cities in the country,...

UW-Whitewater football is a powerhouse, can its players cash in on...

The NCAA’s new rules regarding college athletes’ ability to profit off their name, image and likeness (NIL) has knocked down more than a century...

New Regent chair names search committee for next UW System president

After the initial search for a new president of the University of Wisconsin System failed last year, newly elected chair of the Board of...

Gov. Evers gives Legislature a ‘second chance’ to fund schools

Gov. Tony Evers signed the state budget on Thursday at an elementary school in the Milwaukee suburb of Whitewater, emphasizing the importance of funding...

Advocates hold their breath for Evers’ budget announcement

With the deadline upon the governor to either sign, partially veto, or veto the entire state budget presented to him by the Republican-led Legislature,...

CDC study finds racial, regional disparities as schools reopened for in-person...

WASHINGTON — After last year’s abrupt shutdown of schools due to the coronavirus pandemic, increasing numbers of students returned to in-person learning. But a new study...

GOP furor over ‘critical race theory’ hits college campuses

Professors say the Republican crusade to root out “critical race theory” is taking a toll on college campuses around the nation—places where academic freedom...

Angst and uncertainty over Wisconsin’s budget for schools

Blaise Paul, the business manager for the school district of South Milwaukee, calls the Republican budget for schools “the very definition of fiscal irresponsibility.” “It’s...
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