Education

Report describes COVID-19’s impact on child care providers

The COVID-19 pandemic has strained health care and crashed the economy. A report Thursday outlined another major casualty: child care providers. Statewide, as of mid-May,...

Wisconsin’s universities condemn new ICE rule on international students

International students at Wisconsin’s colleges and universities will have to leave the country if their school does not offer in-person classes, according to an...

What do Beloit children need? Part 2: Billionaire Diane Hendericks' controversial...

This is the second installment in a two-part series on the Lincoln Academy, a proposed charter school in Beloit supported by billionaire Republican activist...

Beloit billionaire Diane Hendricks’ controversial charter school Great opportunity for kids,...

Diane Hendricks, the Beloit billionaire caught on film in 2011 urging former Gov. Scott Walker to make Wisconsin a "completely red" “right-to-work” state, has...

Kaul sues Betsy DeVos over repeal of for-profit college rules

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul and 18 other state attorneys general filed a lawsuit this week against the U.S. Department of Education over the...

More racial inequality in Wisconsin schools than any other state, report...

Wisconsin’s state education system has the least racial equality in the United States, according to a report released Wednesday by the financial firm WalletHub.  Wisconsin’s...

Kids may lose seven months of learning to the pandemic, 10...

WASHINGTON — The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated racial inequities in education, a disparity that Congress needs to help rectify, the former education chief under...

Wisconsin spends less on regional universities than other Great Lakes states,...

Wisconsin’s spending per student at its regional public universities (RPUs) has increasingly lagged behind the state’s neighbors in the Great Lakes region, according to...

Wisconsin schools reopening? DPI guidance provides little help The 87-page document...

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, public schools nationwide are struggling to determine, if, when and how they can safely re-open. In Wisconsin, the Department...

Former Gov. Tommy Thompson named UW system interim president

Former Gov. Tommy Thompson will serve as interim president of the University of Wisconsin System starting July 1, the UW System Board of Regents...
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