Despite making up 50% of the Milwaukee Public Schools student body, Black students have received 81% of suspensions this school year, according to data presented to the Milwaukee Board of School Directors on Tuesday.
USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin spoke to urban sociologists, housing experts, lifelong dairy producers, community organizers, teachers and others to learn more about the reasons behind northeast Wisconsin’s diversity boom.
The region’s Hispanic, Black, Asian and Indigenous communities boomed over the past decade.
The U.S. remains an outlier in failing to guarantee paid family leave. Efforts in Congress and the Wisconsin Legislature have stalled.
The African American Breastfeeding Network sets flexible working hours and accommodates child care needs, helping staff serve new moms.
Parents and caregivers say their lives were upended after Dr. Barbara Knox wrongly diagnosed children’s illnesses or accidental injuries as abuse.
Experts say former University of Wisconsin Dr. Barbara Knox ignored birth injuries in diagnosing a Fairbanks baby as suffering from child abuse.
Somewhat lost in a revived debate involving the rights of the accused and protecting the public: Wisconsin’s cash bail system wasn’t created to protect public safety.
The fierce competition for talent in Wisconsin won’t end soon, and employers across industries must adapt to survive the statewide worker shortage, experts said.
A selection of work from Wisconsin Watch photographers that provides a glimpse into the daily lives of the people who help us tell our stories.
From free tuition to food pantries, two-year colleges try to counteract plunging enrollments with new programs to make college more affordable and accessible.
Milwaukee Area Technical College offers free tuition, debt forgiveness, early credit to make college cheaper and more available to a diverse student population.