Education

Jewish Groups, Rothman Condemn UWM Deal with Pro-Palestinian Protestors

Jewish Groups, Rothman Condemn UWM Deal with Pro-Palestinian Protestors

The Water Council says it never had ties to Israeli groups.

K-12 Education: The Ups and Downs of Milwaukee’s School Enrollment
K-12 Education

The Ups and Downs of Milwaukee’s School Enrollment

Regular school enrollment barely changed, charter schools down, statistics vary between MPS and DPI.

K-12 Education: MPS Lost Just 51 Students This Year
K-12 Education

MPS Lost Just 51 Students This Year

Has long-term decline in enrollment ended? MPS officials see encouraging signs.

Embattled School Board Director Aisha Carr Resigns

Embattled School Board Director Aisha Carr Resigns

Carr has been a controversial school board director, and faced a potential disciplinary investigation.

Murphy’s Law: MIAD Faces Huge Shortfall, Staff Cuts
Murphy’s Law

MIAD Faces Huge Shortfall, Staff Cuts

Decisions on $2.8 million budget shortfall made with lack of transparency, some complain.

Kohl Philanthropies Donates $2 Million to New Public Museum

Kohl Philanthropies Donates $2 Million to New Public Museum

Grant supports new museum facility and free membership for educators.

UW-Platteville Vacating Richland Campus

UW-Platteville Vacating Richland Campus

Democrats blame Republicans for cutting UW system funding.

Seclusion and Restraint Incidents Down Slightly at Schools in 2022-23

Seclusion and Restraint Incidents Down Slightly at Schools in 2022-23

But still affects thousands of students in Wisconsin; nearly 80% of them are disabled.

Tile Town: Washington High School’s Tiled Bubblers Are Unique
Tile Town

Washington High School’s Tiled Bubblers Are Unique

The bubbler station became an artistic oasis in the 1920s and '30s.

K-12 Education: MPS Plans $60 Million In Budget Cuts
K-12 Education

MPS Plans $60 Million In Budget Cuts

School referendum dollars and resulting state funding hikes come in slowly.

K-12 Education: Milwaukee School Board May Investigate Board Member
K-12 Education

Milwaukee School Board May Investigate Board Member

Aisha Carr suspected of unethical conduct. Her supporters criticized the board.

Republican Legislature Sues Evers Over Reading Bill Veto

Republican Legislature Sues Evers Over Reading Bill Veto

Republicans say partial veto to literacy program is unconstitutional