Stories tagged: "Madison Public Schools"

The Best Of: Wisconsin Education in 2022

Between the shift to at-home learning and the struggle to hire enough teachers, the past three years have been challenging for schools. But 2022 proved Wisconsin's emerged better than most.  Here are several "good news" standouts.

Election Results Prove– Democrat or Republican, Voters Want More Funding for Public Schools 

tl;dr A Democratic policy is popular even in counties where Wisconsin's Democratic governor isn't.

15,000 Books in 30 days: How You Can Help Every Child Have a Gift to Open This Holiday Season

Dane County’s third-annual Community Book Drive will make the holidays happier for thousands of kids. But they can’t do it without you.

Meet the Women Giving Wisconsin Students a Sense of Safety After Rough 2021-22 School Year

“Moms on a Mission” use snacks and social time to establish community bonds.

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Wisconsin Has Faced a Teacher Shortage for Years. Some Schools Are Finally Reaching Their Tipping Point.

It’s 8 a.m. on a Tuesday morning, two weeks before the start of a new school year. Rich Appel is stressed. Usually, the Horicon Superintendent would be busy overseeing meetings and chatting with his crop of new teachers. Instead, he’s still scrambling to find them. Appel’s not alone. From big districts like Madison (27,000 enrolled...

Madison School Board Announces Virtual First Quarter
Madison School Board Announces Virtual First Quarter

District joins a growing number of schools opting against advice of Trump, DeVos to have in-person classes this fall.

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Madison Teachers Want an Online-Only Start to the School Year

Union mirrors other cities, slams ‘magical thinking and unfunded mandates’ from those forcing in-person classes to resume