Wisconsin preschoolers are five times likelier to be expelled than students in K-12 schools. Providers and advocates are working to lower the risk.
Child care centers often replace children whose behavioral struggles are linked to shifts in routine or disabilities.
The pandemic created unprecedented challenges for Wisconsin’s early childhood teachers, and it’s taking a toll on their mental health.
In Outagamie County, there are over 1,200 children younger than 2 on regulated child care waitlists.
The staffing shortage has turned into a crisis around northeast Wisconsin, leading to dangerous conditions at some nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
Removed from home, deeply traumatized, foster children often need counseling. But even with activist foster parents, it can be hard to get.
A dearth of affordable housing and the cost and availability of child care remain barriers to opportunity for many working families in the northeast region
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.
Industry experts and child care providers say effectively addressing needs will require the efforts of government, employers and families.
Langlade County, where Antigo is located, is a child care desert: an area either without child care or where there’s fewer than one slot per three children.
Microsoft’s NEW News Lab is working to spotlight Wisconsin family struggles
Families and schools alike are scrambling to get the mental health care their children need to thrive. Providers are stretched thin. What’s going on?