Education

New federally funded COVID-19 testing program planned for schools

With continued concern about COVID-19 variant strains to which younger people are more susceptible than previous versions of the novel coronavirus, Wisconsin’s health and...

WILL sues state higher education board to stop 36-year-old scholarship program...

The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) filed a lawsuit in Jefferson County Circuit Court this week alleging that the Wisconsin Higher Educational...

DPI finds that Burlington schools failed to address ‘racially hostile environment’

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) ruled last week that the Burlington Area School District hasn’t done enough to address a “racially hostile...

Student infection rates may soar The rise in student COVID infections...

On April 5, the city of Madison reported that 21 children and daycare workers at one facility came down with the UK COVID variant,...

Did Robin Vos threaten state education funding due to Underly win?

Speaker Robin Vos caused a stir on his @repvos Twitter account (he has a separate speaker account on Twitter) after Jill Underly won the...

More politics than financial talk in school budget hearing Superintendent Carolyn...

The co-chairs of the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee launched the first in a series of biennial budget agency briefings on Tuesday with an aggressive...

Jill Underly wins state superintendent race

Pecatonica School District Superintendent Jill Underly won the race for state superintendent on Tuesday, with the support of teachers unions and the Democratic Party...

Underly calls Kerr ‘transphobic’ over position on youth sports bills

The two candidates for state superintendent continued to swipe at each other from opposite ends of the ideological spectrum in a Milwaukee Press Club...

Students who transfer to virtual charter schools can’t play for the...

On Friday Gov. Tony Evers vetoed Senate Bill 39, which would have allowed virtual charter school students to play sports in their public school...

Reopening debate injects school board races statewide with divisiveness

Across the state, the intensity, confusion and frustration of local debates over the reopening of schools to in-person instruction has carried over to school...
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