Education

Listen to the children We cannot accept guns in school as...

Policymakers, especially those holding elected office, often have a bad habit of failing to listen to those most impacted by a problem. That failure,...

School officials talk about safety in wake of shootings Weighing the...

On Monday morning at Waukesha South High School, a police officer shot a 17-year-old student who pulled out a gun and pointed it at...

Police investigating multiple possible school threats

The confrontation between police officers and a high school student in Waukesha was followed by a rash of other incidents and lockdowns at Wisconsin...

Dems battle Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over student loan forgiveness

WASHINGTON — A long-simmering feud between U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and congressional Democrats over student loan forgiveness is heating up as hundreds of...

Racist social media incident investigation is complete Sanctions for suspects are...

An investigation into a series of racist Snapchat social media messages circulated among members of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire football team has concluded,...

Racist messages prompt outcry, investigation at UW-Eau Claire Campus responds with...

This article includes reporting by staff of the UW-Eau Claire student newspaper The Spectator, including Managing Editor Rebecca Mennecke, Lea Kopke, and Ta'Leah Van...

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...
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