Wisconsin lets public schools reject applications of students with disabilities who seek transfers across district lines — a form of exclusion courts have upheld.
‘Unwanted and unwelcome’: Anti-LGBTQ+ policies common at Wisconsin voucher schools
Many taxpayer-funded ‘choice’ schools in Wisconsin have anti-LGBTQ+ policies, often justified by Christian beliefs. And there’s little the state can do about it.
Was Wisconsin’s public school spending the third-slowest growing in the nation between 2002 and 2020?
Yes. Wisconsin had the third-slowest increase in PreK-12 education spending per student in the nation between 2002 and 2020, according to a Wisconsin Policy Forum analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data.
One in 5 could have dyslexia, but Wisconsin students, parents feel school support falls short
Often, people assume that dyslexia is just mixing up letters such as “b” and “d.” It can be that for some people, but that’s not the only symptom.
Considering a Wisconsin voucher school? Here’s what parents of children who are LGBTQ+ or have a disability should know.
Private schools that accept taxpayer-funded vouchers have different rules from public schools.
False alarm: How Wisconsin uses race and income to label students ‘high risk’
The Markup found the state’s decade-old dropout prediction algorithms don’t work and may be negatively influencing how educators perceive students of color
Ban that prohibits incarcerated students from using Federal Pell Grants ends in July
A nearly 30-year ban on the use of federal grant money by incarcerated students will end this summer.
Does Wisconsin teacher pay rank 31st in the nation?
No. The average public school teacher salary in Wisconsin was just under $60,000 and ranked 23rd in the nation, according to the latest figures from the National Education Association teachers union.
Did Act 10 contribute to a teacher shortage in Wisconsin?
Yes. Act 10 — former Gov. Scott Walker’s 2011 law cutting benefits and curbing collective bargaining for most public employees in Wisconsin — has contributed to the ongoing shortage of teachers in the state, according to multiple analyses.
Tired of turmoil, Kiel residents rebuke far-right school officials
Seven months after a transgender bullying investigation spurred bomb threats, moderates regain control of the school board in Kiel, Wisconsin.
Does Mandela Barnes support raising taxes on the middle class?
No. Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, the Democratic candidate for Wisconsin for the U.S. Senate, advocates lowering middle class taxes, not raising them.
They escaped the Taliban. Now these women in Wisconsin face a new challenge: the high cost of college.
Ten female students at the UW-Milwaukee thought they had full scholarships. Now the Afghan evacuees are scrambling to pay for school.