Scott Walker’s signature attack on public education and unions has withstood past challenges. New lawsuit is based on the state constitution’s guarantee of equal protection.
School boards and local governments are always on the lookout for new candidates who want to step up and serve their hometowns.
There is an alarming number of missing and murdered Indigenous women (MMIW) in the state. Wisconsin, like much of North America, is only beginning to tackle this silent crisis. To start, the state created a task force hosted by the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ). Its mission: addressing the rates of “abduction, homicide, violence, and trafficking of Indigenous women in Wisconsin.”
Public school advocates say more schools would get an A if the Legislature weren’t getting an F for failure to fully support education.
Education advocates say the voucher programs have become a massive drain on public schools and want the state's highest court to take up the case immediately. As the Wisconsin Supreme Court considers a request to immediately take up a lawsuit that would eliminate the...
The “extremist” group Moms for Liberty backed more than 130 candidates during this election cycle, but an overwhelming majority lost their races as parents pushed back on the organization’s far-right agenda for public education.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would ban Universities of Wisconsin officials from considering race and diversity when awarding state-funded financial aid.
For the first time in decades, the national principal of the year is from Wisconsin. Brookfield East High School Principal Andy Farley said he is “tremendously and deeply humbled and honored” to be recognized in such a way. Farley found out he won the country’s top...
This round of debt relief will eliminate the debt of 125,000 borrowers nationwide: 22,000 with disabilities, 51,000 through an income-driven repayment plan, and 53,000 through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
Nearly half of all borrowers say they aren’t financially prepared to begin repaying their debt. Despite this, interest began accruing again on Sept. 1, and payments will be due again in October.