Stories tagged: "public schools"


Chuck Wichgers Andre Jacque
GOP Wants to Ban Critical Race Theory in Wisconsin Schools, but That’s Not a Thing

Critical race theory is barely taught outside of graduate school. Republicans’ intention, a leading theorist says, seems to be scaring teachers away from any talk of race.

Joint Finance Democrats, including from left to right, Sen. LaTonya Johnson (D-Milwaukee), Rep. Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) and Sen. Jon Erpenbach (D-West Point) during a press conference before Thursday's hearing pointed out that the Republicans used federal funds to justify cutting requests for additional funds, but those cuts endanger said federal funds. (Screenshot via WisconsinEye)
Republicans Want to Spend Less on Schools Than Evers Proposes, but Doing So Could Cost $1.5 Billion in Federal Aid

Legislators had been warned earlier that the aid from the American Rescue Plan is a supplement for struggling schools, not a substitute for state support.

Jill Underly will become Wisconsin's next State Superintendent of Public Instruction. (Photo provided)
The 3 R’s, a Pandemic, and Infrastructure Debates Give the Next DPI Leader a Full Inbox

Underly sets up a large transition team before taking over as state superintendent in early July.

Darnisha Garbade
Burlington Mom Forced to Leave Town After Speaking Out About Racism in Local Schools

After tensions erupted last year, a local anti-racism group says the school district is doing the bare minimum.

Wisconsin Has Roughly 6,900 Substitute Teachers. It's Not Enough During COVID, Say Officials
Trump’s Rush to Resume Classes Is ‘Reprehensible,’ Educators Say

Teachers say they know bullying when they see it, as President, DeVos, Tiffany and others attack public schools.

Wisconsin Has Roughly 6,900 Substitute Teachers. It's Not Enough During COVID, Say Officials
How Schools Will Look This Fall

State releases guidelines and recommendations for a safe reopening.

Gov. Tony Evers during the State of the State speech, Jan. 22, 2020. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Evers: Send Surplus to Schools

Special session called as 55 more school districts are holding referenda