The Racine Unified School District has a referendum on the ballot in Tuesday's election that would give $1 billion over the next 30 years. If approved, it will pump funds into the district annually through the 2050-51 school year to help build new schools, upgrade programs, and increase equity across the district's nearly 30 schools. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Racine’s $1 Billion School Referendum Includes Buildings Dating Back to Abe Lincoln

Long-range plans to overcome long lack of investment even drawing attention from Biden, Sanders, Trump

The coronavirus crisis has stopped graded learning at schools across Wisconsin. Shown here is Lac du Flambeau Public School, which is surrounded by patchy cellphone service and few internet options, making equitable, graded virtual learning impossible. (Photo via Lac du Flambeau Public School/Facebook)
Outbreak Widens School Achievement Gaps

Graded learning has stopped in districts with patchy broadband service or without means to provide student laptops.

How Coronavirus Relief Will Help Farmers

Baldwin touts benefits for rural communities in stimulus bill.

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Despite Polls Closing, Worker Shortage, Elections Commission Won’t Recommend Delaying Election

Legislative inaction cited as one reason election may be among 'worst in history'

State Sen. Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee, figures to be four-term incumbent Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett's toughest challenge yet as he seeks a fifth term. (Photos via Tom Barrett, Lena Taylor offices)
Milwaukee’s Four-Term Mayor Is About to Face His Toughest Opponent Yet

State Sen. Lena Taylor brings name recognition, new face to mayoral race as Tom Barrett seeks his fifth term

Dr. Ryan Westergaard, Wisconsin's chief medical officer and epidemiologist, speaks Friday during a coronavirus briefing. (Screenshot via Wisconsin DHS)
Wisconsin Expects Cases to Peak In 2-3 Weeks

Death toll at 13 from new total of 842 COVID-19 cases

140K in Wisconsin Are Newly Jobless in Just 12 Days

National numbers reach 3.3 million as House considers $2 trillion relief package