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Senate Unveils Pared-Down COVID-19 Bill

Senate Unveils Pared-Down COVID-19 Bill

Different than Assembly bill, aimed at getting Gov. Evers’ support.

Pandemic Causes Shortage of Teachers

Pandemic Causes Shortage of Teachers

Across the state school districts face shortages. Many teachers infected or in quarantine.

Evers Asks FEMA To Rescind PPE Rules

Evers Asks FEMA To Rescind PPE Rules

New federal rules won't cover costs of cleaning personal protection equipment.

How Will Schools Use CARES Funding?

How Will Schools Use CARES Funding?

The pandemic is proving very expensive for schools.

Public Schools Fight for Funding

Public Schools Fight for Funding

MPS, other public school districts have gotten no federal CARES funding while choice and charter schools get millions.

Schools Face Uncertain Financial Future

Schools Face Uncertain Financial Future

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

$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.

Why State’s Birth Rate Is Falling

Why State’s Birth Rate Is Falling

Lowest rate in 44 years. Several reasons, experts say.

Big Property Tax Hikes Hitting State

Big Property Tax Hikes Hitting State

Report predicts highest increases in a decade, driven by state’s school districts.

The State of Politics: What Is State Doing About School Security?
The State of Politics

What Is State Doing About School Security?

$96.2 million for security upgrades and training. Has that addressed the problem?

School Groups Push Tobacco, Vaping Laws

School Groups Push Tobacco, Vaping Laws

In response to vaping crisis, bill restricts tobacco products sales to those 21 and older.

The Educator: How Should MPS Use Rainy Day Fund?
The Educator

How Should MPS Use Rainy Day Fund?

Typically used for school emergencies. Union pushes to use it to hire more staff.

Report Urges Action on Schools’ Drinking Water

Report Urges Action on Schools’ Drinking Water

State gets “F” grade for not preventing lead in schools’ drinking water. But lead paint still biggest issue.

Voters Okay 75% of School Funding Requests

Voters Okay 75% of School Funding Requests

Voters approved nearly $770 million in additional funding for school districts in local referendums.

Bipartisan Group Calls For More School Funds

Bipartisan Group Calls For More School Funds

Blue Ribbon Commission on school funding included legislators from both parties.

Declining Teacher Supply Has Become Problem

Declining Teacher Supply Has Become Problem

Adds costs for school districts in state, some call situation a “crisis.”

Op-Ed: Referenda Help Schools Hit by State Cuts
Op-Ed

Referenda Help Schools Hit by State Cuts

77% of 85 ballot measures asking for more local tax dollars have passed in 2016.

Wisconsin Budget: School Referendums Hit Historic High
Wisconsin Budget

School Referendums Hit Historic High

School districts asking voters to approve more spending than in any spring election in a decade.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Education Reforms Clear Senate, Head to President’s Desk
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Education Reforms Clear Senate, Head to President’s Desk

Major education bill to rewrite “No Child Left Behind” includes several Baldwin-authored provisions to streamline testing, improve technology in the classroom, and strengthen career and technical education