Education

The decline of standardized tests The pandemic may accelerate the demise...

There were no state standardized tests in Wisconsin’s primary and secondary schools this spring. No state school report cards will be issued next year....

Student debt task force meets for first time amid pandemic

Nearly four months after an executive order signed by Gov. Tony Evers created the Governor’s Task Force on Student Debt, the group met —...

Universities get aid they can’t share with DACA students

WASHINGTON — Colleges and universities across the country are getting emergency federal aid for COVID-19, but some of the most vulnerable students won’t be...

UW System facing nearly $100 million in losses before next school...

The same day University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross said campuses should prepare for cuts and layoffs, the UW Board of Regents held...

Rural educator Jill Underly is running for state superintendent

Pecatonica school superintendent Jill Underly announced on Thursday that she will run for State Superintendent of Public Instruction next spring, to succeed Carolyn Stanford...

Private colleges on life support The pandemic accelerates the demise of...

Holy Family College in Manitowoc will shut its door for good at the end of August. It will not be the last Wisconsin college...

Coronavirus didn’t start the student debt crisis, it’s just making it...

The student debt crisis isn’t new. The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS) found that 64% of Wisconsin’s 2018 graduates had student debt, averaging...

Decision Day for high school seniors comes with added stress

Rowan Cody has a decision to make. It’s a decision high school seniors have made before her and others are making alongside her —...

Frustrating, stressful, surreal: graduating students face a shaky future

In what feels like a stroke of cosmically bad luck, thousands of college students virtually graduating across Wisconsin in the coming weeks will be...

Virtual education gets a boost during the pandemic Will parents move...

The clock is ticking. “DEADLINE” screams the text in all caps at the top of  the website for eAchieve Academy. A  digital clock counts...
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