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GOP Bills Would Ban Critical Race Theory in Wisconsin Schools

GOP Bills Would Ban Critical Race Theory in Wisconsin Schools

Legislation is similar to other Republican bills being pushed around the country.

Underly Announces Transition Team

Underly Announces Transition Team

New state school superintendent promises “more offense, less defense."

Op Ed: Are State’s Schools Rolling In Dough?
Op Ed

Are State’s Schools Rolling In Dough?

Republican legislators think Milwaukee Public Schools getting away with something.

K-12 Education: The Fight Over Standardized Testing
K-12 Education

The Fight Over Standardized Testing

MPS, urban school systems push federal government for testing waivers, citing lost instruction time during pandemic.

The State of Politics: Republicans Miffed By MPS Pandemic Aid
The State of Politics

Republicans Miffed By MPS Pandemic Aid

MPS gets 16 times more per pupil than Wauwatosa schools under federal formula awarding more to low-income students.

GOP Legislators Question Federal Pandemic Aid for MPS

GOP Legislators Question Federal Pandemic Aid for MPS

MPS getting 36% of $2.2 billion for state schools under federal formula prioritizing high poverty districts.

Underly Defeats Kerr In State Superintendent Race

Underly Defeats Kerr In State Superintendent Race

Deborah Kerr conceded just after 9:30 p.m.

Regents announce outstanding UW System teachers for 2021
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Regents announce outstanding UW System teachers for 2021

Educators in Green Bay, La Crosse recognized with Regents’ top teaching award

Underly Running on Education Equity, Ending Vouchers

Underly Running on Education Equity, Ending Vouchers

As a candidate for state superintendent, Underly has backing of state teachers union.

Kerr Makes Case for State Superintendent

Kerr Makes Case for State Superintendent

Longtime educator, former Brown Deer Superintendent backs vouchers, early school start.

Treasurer Sarah Godlewski: Wisconsin’s K-12 Public School Libraries to Receive $39 Million to Boost Education During COVID-19
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Treasurer Sarah Godlewski: Wisconsin’s K-12 Public School Libraries to Receive $39 Million to Boost Education During COVID-19

The largest regular disbursement ever from the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands’ (BCPL) Common School Fund will provide books and technology

It’s Kerr and Underly for State Superintendent

It’s Kerr and Underly for State Superintendent

Field of seven candidates narrow to two, with Underly the anti-voucher school candidate.

State Superintendent Candidates Make Their Pitch

State Superintendent Candidates Make Their Pitch

With eyes on Tuesday’s election, 7 views of the Wisconsin’s education future.

Campaign Cash: Who’s Behind School Superintendent Candidates?
Campaign Cash

Who’s Behind School Superintendent Candidates?

More than half of Deborah Kerr’s campaign cash came from one fat cat.

7 Seek State School Superintendent Job

7 Seek State School Superintendent Job

Who are they and what are the key issues in the February primary race?

Representative Stubbs Issues Statement Kicking Off Black History Month
MPS Finalizes Reopening Plans

MPS Finalizes Reopening Plans

Schools will bring students back in phases.

Campaign Cash: State Superintendent Candidates Raise $200,000
Campaign Cash

State Superintendent Candidates Raise $200,000

Which candidates have raised the most and who are the top donors?

State Superintendent Candidates Debate

State Superintendent Candidates Debate

Seven candidates include teachers, principals, superintendents and policy experts.

The State of Politics: Spending on Medicaid, Prisons Skyrockets
The State of Politics

Spending on Medicaid, Prisons Skyrockets

Up much faster than inflation in last 20 years, crowding out other spending.

DPI budget proposal provides support “our kids deserve” say public education advocates
Senator Chris Larson Applauds Superintendent Stanford Taylor’s Vision for Wisconsin’s Public Schools
Gov. Evers Announces K-12 Schools Eligible for $46.6 Million
Wisconsin Public Education Network Annual Summit to be held virtually Friday, July 24
Press Release

Wisconsin Public Education Network Annual Summit to be held virtually Friday, July 24

Advocates and experts from around the state will gather for 6th annual event.

Gov. Evers Announces Statewide Efforts to Distribute PPE to Schools, Food Processors, Businesses
Sheila Briggs Announces Candidacy for State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Rural Educator Running for State Superintendent

Rural Educator Running for State Superintendent

Jill Underly, superintendent of the Pecatonica School District, wants to address educational inequities caused by poverty.

Regents announce outstanding UW System teachers for 2020
Press Release

Regents announce outstanding UW System teachers for 2020

Educators in Eau Claire, Superior, and Oshkosh recognized with Regents’ top teaching award

Gov. Evers Mandates Closing All K-12 Schools

Gov. Evers Mandates Closing All K-12 Schools

Governor expects to reopen schools on April 6.

Education: The Return of Phonics
Education

The Return of Phonics

New state DPI leader pushing schools for greater use of phonics.

Wisconsin Awarded Nearly $10 Million for Early Childhood Efforts
School Shootings Raise Safety Concerns

School Shootings Raise Safety Concerns

Evers and Kaul lament problem. “Kids shouldn’t fear for their life at school.”

Katherine P. Frank named new chancellor of UW-Stout
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Katherine P. Frank named new chancellor of UW-Stout

Appointment takes effect March 1

First Lady, State Supt. Stanford Taylor, Historical Society Announce Suffrage Classroom Resources
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First Lady, State Supt. Stanford Taylor, Historical Society Announce Suffrage Classroom Resources

Today’s announcement comes during the centennial anniversary of Wisconsin’s Ratification of the 19th Amendment.

UW-Stout chancellor finalists named
Evers Opposes UW Free Speech Rules

Evers Opposes UW Free Speech Rules

Governor has veto power over UW Regents’ rules; proposal would punish students who disrupt free speech.

Regents Advance Controversial Free Speech Rules

Regents Advance Controversial Free Speech Rules

UW System students would face suspensions or expulsions for violations, if rules approved

State of Staffing K-12 Public Schools: Help Wanted
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State of Staffing K-12 Public Schools: Help Wanted

Teacher Exodus and Falling Enrollment in Teacher Programs Is Crisis for Education in Wisconsin

Press Release: Gov. Evers Welcomes Students, Educators, and Staff Back to School
Data Wonk: State Supreme Court Off the Deep End?
Data Wonk

State Supreme Court Off the Deep End?

Ruling reducing state superintendent’s power violates state constitution, common sense.

Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order #19 Relating to the Creation of the Committee to Celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of Wisconsin’s Ratification of the 19th Amendment
Republicans Call for Reset of Evers’ Budget

Republicans Call for Reset of Evers’ Budget

Governor’s cabinet members get hammered on many issues by GOP legislators.

Governor’s Budget Makes Critical Investments in our Public Schools
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Governor’s Budget Makes Critical Investments in our Public Schools

"After years of underfunding from Republican lawmakers, the governor has put our children’s future and the needs of our local schools first."

WILL, SCWA Sue DPI in School Choice Lawsuit
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WILL, SCWA Sue DPI in School Choice Lawsuit

State’s ed agency illegally preventing private choice schools from counting “virtual instruction” towards classroom learning requirements

The State of Politics: Evers Appoints Record Number of Women
The State of Politics

Evers Appoints Record Number of Women

For first time in history, majority of governor’s advisors are women.

Evers Wants Reversal on ACA Suit

Evers Wants Reversal on ACA Suit

Will ask Attorney General Kaul to change state’s stance, says this won’t violate lame duck law.

Experts Praise New State Superintendent

Experts Praise New State Superintendent

Evers’s choice, Stanford Taylor, is state’s first black superintendent of public instruction.

Governor Announces Winner of the 35th Annual Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award
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Governor Announces Winner of the 35th Annual Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award

Ms. Stanford Taylor was honored at a ceremony in the Senate Parlor at the State Capitol this afternoon.