Wisconsin education leaders are reacting to a budget deal that provides some extra funding to public schools but also increases support for private school vouchers.
Democratic lawmakers and Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul are criticizing the Legislature’s budget committee for rejecting new funds for the Office of School Safety.
Republican lawmakers are proposing to remove certain books from schools and prosecute school staff who allow students to access materials deemed inappropriate.
More than half of Wisconsin child care providers in a new survey say they’ll have to raise tuition without continued state support next year, and more than one in 10 say they might have to shut down.
Latino youth in middle and high school have a lower sense of belonging at school and in the community overall when compared with white peers.
Supplemental funding that has helped Wisconsin child care providers improve pay for their employees and hold down tuition costs for the families of children in their care will be cut in half starting in June.
UW System President Jay Rothman has asked for a financial assessment of 12 of the state’s two-year branch colleges as they face dwindling enrollment and threats to their future survival.
Faced with a growing number of options for where to enroll their children in school, parents quickly narrow their choices based on their own educational experience as students.
The Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Colleges and Universities held a more than four hour meeting on Thursday in an attempt to find ways the Legislature can facilitate free expression on the state’s public university campuses.
No playbook exists because, until recently, it was relatively uncommon for student-athletes to die by suicide.