Education

Gov. Evers announces $46.6 million for schools

Gov. Tony Evers announced on Thursday that 155 local education agencies are eligible to apply for $46.6 million in federal funds Wisconsin received through...

Public schools fight for federal funding CARES Act school funds have...

Millions of dollars that were earmarked for low income students in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act have been distributed to...

UW-Madison details campus COVID-19 testing plan

As UW-Madison prepares to welcome tens of thousands of students back to campus for its partially in-person fall semester, the school has announced its...

Madison and Milwaukee to go to all-online school for the fall

On Friday, the Madison Metropolitan School District announced that classes for K-12 students will be 100% online in September for at least the first...

The COVID-19 childcare chasm Working families need it more than ever...

In ordinary times, navigating childcare has been a challenge for working families for decades. COVID-19 has increased the difficulty seismically, sending shockwaves not just...

Seven weeks until school begins: Administrators worry about internet access now...

On Tuesday, Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order establishing a task force on broadband access. The body will attempt to find ways to...

AG Josh Kaul joins lawsuit against ICE rule on international student...

Wisconsin is joining a lawsuit to stop U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from instituting a rule that prevents international students at colleges from...

The school policing blindspot How a police youth program faulted students...

The Milwaukee School Board voted unanimously to end all contracts with the Milwaukee Police Department on June 18. But school board member Paula Phillips,...

As colleges debate reopening, freshmen cautiously prepare to leave home

Fresh off the disappointment of having the end of high school ripped out from under them, the college-bound members of the high school class...

Small business loan data show big payday for private schools that...

When the federal government created its small-business loan program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was clear from the start that public schools...
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