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State Hopes Farm to School Program Can Address Supply Chain Issues in School Cafeterias

To address the issue and help schools and Wisconsin farmers, many of whom are struggling financially, organizations are partnering to better link farmers to schools.

(Photo via School District of the Menomonie Area)
COVID Causes Menomonie Schools to Cancel Classes Next Week

Announcement comes as children account for the largest number of new COVID-19 cases in the state.

School Board Battles National Groups
‘We Conquered Fear and Anger’: Incumbents Hold Seats in Mequon-Thiensville School Recall

Supporters of the incumbents say the win shows most people don’t side with efforts to prevent COVID safeguards or stop the teaching of race and racism in schools.

School Board Battles National Groups
Mequon-Thiensville Recall Latest Sign of Partisan Politics Upending School Boards

Combining donations from conservative supporters and Mequon and Thiensville residents, more than $47,000 has been raised in support of the recall.

A photo of the Fall Creek School District building in  Eau Claire County. Gina Kildahl, a parent whose 7-year-old son contracted COVID-19 while attending the school, recently filed a lawsuit against the district for failing to implement masking requirements and other precautions aimed at mitigating the spread of the virus. (Photo courtesy of the Fall Creek School District)
Mom Who Sued Over Lack of COVID Protections in National Spotlight

Gina Kildahl sued Fall Creek School District for not protecting her 7-year-old son and other students from COVID-19.

Students and staff at Mondovi Middle & High School will have to wear masks starting Monday, Oct. 4. The Mondovi school board voted unanimously to require masks last week following the death of a student who had tested positive for COVID-19.  (Photo via Mondovi School District)
Mondovi School Board Reverses Course, Requires Masks After Student’s Death

The decision came just over a week after a 17-year-old high schooler in Mondovi died while COVID-positive.

Democratic state Rep. LaKeshia Myers, of Milwaukee, speaks on the  floor of the Wisconsin Assembly on Tuesday about the coded language present in so-called 'Critical Race Theory' bills put forward by the chamber's Republican leadership.  (Screenshot via WisEye)
‘Critical Race Theory’ Bills Draw Comparison to Strategy Used to Get Southern Racists to Vote GOP

Authors of legislation say they want to ban ‘CRT’ in public schools, but the measure instead prohibits a wide range of topics such as white supremacy, equity, and racial justice.