Education

Republicans introduce ban on critical race theory in the name of...

Wisconsin Republicans continued a strategy of governance by Twitter trending topics on Thursday with the introduction of a slate of bills meant to ban...

Republicans’ school budget shell game

The proposed state budget for schools passed by the Legislature’s budget committee is so stingy, the federal government is seriously considering withdrawing $1.5 billion...

Education Dept.: Wisconsin will lose $1.5B in federal funds under GOP...

In a letter to Wisconsin’s state school superintendent, the U.S. Department of Education confirmed on Friday that the state will no longer be eligible...

Risking state’s federal funds, Republicans decimate Evers’ budget for schools

After voting down Democratic proposals based on Gov. Evers expansive plan to fund K-12 education on Thursday, the Republicans who control the Legislature’s budget...

Republicans move to end UW tuition freeze, reject Evers’ budget plans...

Republicans on the Joint Finance Committee (JFC) ended a freeze on tuition increases while also largely rejecting Gov. Tony Evers’ proposal to inject a...

Legislature signals no increase for school funding

As the Joint Finance Committee prepares to meet on Thursday to consider funding for Wisconsin schools, Senate President Chris Kapenga told the Milwaukee Journal...

St. Croix County School Board member compares masks, vaccinations to the...

A member of the Somerset School Board in St. Croix County compared wearing masks and requiring vaccinations to the Holocaust at a meeting Monday...

Attempts to ban teaching on ‘critical race theory’ multiply across the...

WASHINGTON—From statehouses to Congress, Republicans have launched into a fight against the teaching of “critical race theory,” which just a year ago was a...

Despite likely revenue increase, GOP legislators low-ball budget for special ed

The Joint Finance Committee (JFC) has scheduled a vote on the state’s K-12 education budget for Thursday, May 27, before a revenue estimate likely...

Homeless students slipping through the cracks during the pandemic The pandemic...

WASHINGTON -- Witnesses before a U.S. House panel on Wednesday advised lawmakers on how federal relief aid can help bridge educational gaps among children...
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