"I'm ready to get to work on day one and build a stronger more equitable public education system," Jill Underly said after winning the state superintendent election.
The drop in enrollment could mean a decrease in state funding, which could lead to teacher salary and hiring freezes, as well as put a halt on facility update projects.
Private schools in Baraboo and Portage are preparing to begin this school year in person five days a week without a virtual option, unlike the…
The state Department of Health Services on Thursday reported 1,052 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 13 new deaths. One-third of the new positive cases recorded over the last month have been among people in their 20s, according to DHS.
Portage Community School District’s new top administrator isn’t worried abou Trump’s threat not a real concern, says Portage schools leader t …
Private and public school administrators asked a legislative committee for legal immunity if students get sick, and for expanded broadband access, as part of a hearing Wednesday on reopening schools.
Special education officials around the state said they won’t make New Jersey’s most vulnerable student population guinea pigs for a school reopening plan, even though the need for in-person instruction in some students’ cases is desperate.
Heads of virtual Wisconsin charter schools say parents are seeking out online options, given the uncertainty of the fall semester, and preliminary open enrollment data suggests a significant year-over-year bump in applications.
The closure order, to take effect no later than 5 p.m. on March 18, affects nearly 1 million Wisconsin children in grades K-12 in public and private schools.
The Baraboo School Board once again took its positions on private school vouchers and school funding to state legislators Tuesday after passin…
Vice President Mike Pence's visit to the state Capitol Tuesday as part of National School Choice Week put the focus on the Milwaukee school voucher program — the oldest such program in the country.
The reaction from the crowd was a mix of fanfare and protest, reflecting how divisive both the president and the topic of school choice has been both nationally and in Wisconsin.
The administrators are viewing competitive equity as an affluence-vs.-poverty problem, rather than a simple public school-vs.-private school problem or an urban-vs.-rural issue.
The administrator at a private Christian school in Baraboo recently advised three families with children enrolled at his school how to take ad…
Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty claimed Wednesday the state Department of Public Instruction violated the law by releasing an advanced copy of testing data to reporters in September.
State aid, private school voucher costs and school-related property taxes have increased this year for the Baraboo School District.
The school-related tax rate in Portage dropped by 4.2% compared with a year ago after the school board finalized the 2019-20 tax levy at a spe…
In Dane County, 281 students are using a voucher after three new private schools began participating this year in the programs.
The Baraboo School Board is calling on the state to pass legislation requiring property tax bills to show the amount of tax money in a distric…
Intramural golf offered at Jack Young Middle School
A group representing private schools in Wisconsin’s choice program sued the state education department Wednesday, saying it illegally forbids choice schools from counting online classes toward instructional time.
Gov. Tony Evers is looking to revamp the funding formula for the state general aid and increase special education funding by $606 million as part of his two-year education spending package.