Education

‘Y’all messed it up last time’ Young voters are engaged on...

Amanda Battle was six months away from turning 18 when she watched, powerless to do anything, as Donald Trump was elected president.  Emily Peters watched,...

Community groups demand action to prevent virus spread, protect health and...

A group of community organizations in Milwaukee and the Milwaukee and Madison teachers’ unions called for more action from Wisconsin’s leaders to protect health...

Federal judge won’t decide on student ID voting requirements before election

In a federal lawsuit challenging Wisconsin’s laws on the acceptance of student IDs for voting, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that he wouldn’t weigh...

Parisi, Blank go back and forth on UW’s role in spreading...

Following a continued spike in Dane County COVID-19 cases, County Executive Joe Parisi on Sunday renewed his calls for UW-Madison to close dorms and...

Big Ten football, pandemic and politics collide as UW’s Blank testifies...

Update: The Big 10 announced Wednesday morning that the football season will resume Oct. 23-24, with stringent medical protocols in place. University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor...

Dane County schools ruling hints at future health agency limits Political...

The state Supreme Court ruling that blocked Dane County from delaying schools from holding classes in person to guard against the spread of COVID-19...

Aside from big spike in Madison, UW schools face their own...

Two weeks into the semester at the 13 UW System schools, the plans for safely welcoming students back to campus seem to be falling...

Dane County Exec asks UW to send underclassmen home for semester

After a massive spike in COVID-19 cases in Dane County, largely attributed to UW-Madison students returning to campus, County Executive Joe Parisi asked in...

Jill Biden’s back-to-school supermom chat in Green Bay

As students across Wisconsin began the school year online, Jill Biden held a town hall meeting with two Green Bay mothers and Wisconsin State...

Students say campus restrictions are ‘loosey-goosey’ as they wait for COVID-19...

After one week of classes and before the long — and typically boozy — Labor Day weekend, the University of Wisconsin-Madison had already mandated...
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