Education

What happened to Gov. Evers’ proposal on schools?

School funding did not come up in the Assembly yesterday, despite Gov. Tony Evers’ call for a special session to discuss his proposal to...

Advocates plead with legislators to take up school funding in governor’s...

Gov. Tony Evers has called on the Legislature to meet in special session on Tuesday at 1 p.m. to take up his plan to...

Gov. Evers calls special session to reduce property taxes, fund schools...

Gov. Tony Evers held a news conference on Thursday at the state Capitol surrounded by schoolchildren, teachers and public school advocates to sign an...

At annual conference, school boards reject retiring Native American mascots Controversial...

When Tricia Zunker was elected to the Wausau school board, she wanted her district to become more involved with the Wisconsin Association of School...

Mike Pence arrives in Madison to promote school choice

Vice President Mike Pence will arrive in Madison Tuesday at 11:05 am on Air Force Two, and travel by motorcade to the State Capitol...

Senate endorses new restrictions against restraints on students

Students would get stronger protections from the use of seclusion or restraint under legislation that passed the state Senate on Tuesday. The bipartisan bill, SB-527,...

Selective high schools’ elite illusion Why competitive schools may not benefit...

We discovered this past year that the rich and famous poured millions of dollars into the coffers of elite universities in order to get...

U.S. House votes to torpedo DeVos student loan rule

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a resolution Thursday that would overturn a Trump administration rule that critics say guts protections for defrauded student...

The schools our children deserve: beyond Milwaukee’s referendum battle Scary stories...

“Property taxes would spike under MPS referendum scenarios,” screamed the headline from the Nov. 19  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  “…more than doubling local property tax...

U.S. House to vote on upending DeVos student loan forgiveness policy

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House is expected to vote this week on a resolution that would overturn a federal rule that critics say guts...
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