Education

The teacher’s life: K-12 teachers plagued with high college debt, low...

Young teachers attempting to start their careers with K-12 students are burdened by high college debt, which might be one more factor behind the teacher...

Rare bipartisan unity on 4-year-old kindergarten Will the popular measures get...

In a rare display of bipartisan agreement, the Senate and Assembly education committees held a joint meeting on Thursday, Oct 3, to take up...

Rural schools advocate is wary of vouchers We’ve need to invest...

Kim Kaukl, a retired school principal who lives in the little town of Plain, Wis, about seven miles north of Spring Green, is the...

More controversy around vouchers, DeVos

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s “back-to-school” tour kickoff at a private Milwaukee voucher school triggered a passionate response from public-school advocates and voucher-school...

Betsy DeVos’ Milwaukee voucher school visit draws fire Education secretary's private-school...

US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is launching a “Back to School” tour on Monday with a visit to a private voucher school in...

Schools respond in disparate ways to climate strike  Some officials are...

On Friday, September 20, students in Wisconsin and around the world will walk out of school to protest the lack of action on solving...

Palmyra residents fight to save their school district ‘There’s a dire...

Last Friday at noon, Tara LeRoy walked into the school district office at the back of the Palmyra-Eagle High School, to turn in petitions...

Teacher of the year shuns textbook, teaches real world civics Middle-school...

Eighth-grade social studies teacher Erin McCarthy, the 2020 Wisconsin Middle School Teacher of the Year, found out on the second day of school this...

Nine speakers, no regents, at UW Regents’ public hearing on speech...

The UW System Board of Regents' public hearing Tuesday, on the controversial policy that mandates harsh punishments for students who disrupt campus speeches and...

How to stop the teacher exodus 

It’s time to expose the myth of the teacher shortage. The conditions in today’s classrooms and the ridiculous education policies are responsible for a...
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