Madeline Fox

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State Rules for School Voucher Applications Changed

State Rules for School Voucher Applications Changed

A lawsuit has just made it easier for families to prove they're eligible for school choice vouchers.

K-12 Teachers Don’t Reflect Students’ Diversity

K-12 Teachers Don’t Reflect Students’ Diversity

Study finds state's teachers of color up by 22.5% in last decade while students of color rose 28%.

Milwaukee Public Schools Terminates Police Contract

Milwaukee Public Schools Terminates Police Contract

Unanimous vote of the school board ends funding for school resource officers.

Will Students Need a Coronavirus Vaccine to Go to School?

Will Students Need a Coronavirus Vaccine to Go to School?

Medical experts say yes, but a loophole remains for anti-vaxxers in Wisconsin.

Summer Schools Will Be Mostly Online

Summer Schools Will Be Mostly Online

Amid pandemic, school districts in Milwaukee, other cities, will stick to virtual learning.

Reports of Child Abuse Plummet

Reports of Child Abuse Plummet

Down nearly 50% in state. Experts fear cases aren’t being reported.

Schools Face Uncertain Financial Future

Schools Face Uncertain Financial Future

New report projects shrinking funding. "So many revenue sources are falling.”

87% of School Funding Referendums Passed

87% of School Funding Referendums Passed

Near-record year for approvals. Local funding makes up for state real-dollar declines.

MPS, Other Districts Using Pass/Fail for Second Semester

MPS, Other Districts Using Pass/Fail for Second Semester

School leaders say it's most equitable grading system under Safer At Home order.

Demand for Food Assistance Doubles in State

Demand for Food Assistance Doubles in State

Food share applications rise by 5,000 per week, food banks balance face shrinking supply.

Near-Record Year for School Referendums

Near-Record Year for School Referendums

Spring election’s voters pass more than 80% of local school funding referendums.

School Districts Adjust to Distance Learning

School Districts Adjust to Distance Learning

Drop-offs, drive-ups and digital classrooms being used in state’s schools.

$1.6 Billion in School Funding Voted on Tuesday

$1.6 Billion in School Funding Voted on Tuesday

Results of these referendums may not come until April 23.