Education

Elizabeth Warren’s plan would help Milwaukee public schools

Recently, U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren rolled out an impressive plan to ensure every child in this country can get a...

As Milwaukee enters the school referendum race, it should look to...

The Milwaukee public school district is at the starting blocks, ready to run the referendum race in April 2020. Crossing the finish line with...

As DPI releases school report cards, public school advocates give legislators...

Today, as the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction issued its annual school and school-district report cards, a public-school advocacy group released its own ratings...

Rightwing groups sue state over test score report

The rightwing Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), claiming the...

Milwaukee schools look for results from ‘Ambitious Instruction’ Will a new...

For two hours on Wednesday evening, Oct. 16, Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Keith Posley and his staff outlined before the school board their vision...

More controversy over Madison schools’ zero-tolerance policy on racial slurs Another...

At a tearful press conference Friday afternoon, Sandra Rivera, a school social worker at the Nuestro Mundo Community School in Madison, appeared with her...

Arcadia school board votes to restore bus service

On Monday night the Arcadia school board reversed a controversial decision to deny bus service to students who live within two miles of school.  The...

Wisconsin’s school voucher expansion costs districts millions New data sparks debate...

The public can now find out how much each school district in Wisconsin will have to levy in property taxes to make up for...

Midwest racial gaps grow New study maps how and why life...

Industrial expansion and unionization helped improve the lives of many black families even in the face of segregation. When industry declined and unions shrank, their fortunes reversed.

Sexual assault on the UW-Madison campus

Resources and services for victims and survivors of sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking are available on campus and in the Madison...
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