April 24, 2014 - 10:15am
State lawmakers approved two measures relating to University of Wisconsin pay and personnel Monday: the UW will have its own personnel systems separate from the rest of state government, and senior executives could get big pay increases.
April 23, 2014 - 4:45pm
Sen. Rand Paul during the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference. Photo: Gage Skidmore (CC-BY-SA).
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul visited Saint Anthony Middle School in Milwaukee on Wednesday to promote taxpayer-funded school vouchers, especially for Latino students.
April 14, 2014 - 4:15pm
A research project at the University of Wisconsin-Stout aims to make trucking more comfortable and safer for women drivers.
April 11, 2014 - 4:15pm
After the UW System announced a projected $1.25 billion surplus for the end of the fiscal year, Gov. Scott Walker proposed another tuitition freeze.
April 10, 2014 - 10:15am
Gov. Scott Walker speaks with students at Elm Lawn Elementary School in Middleton. Walker told reporters afterward that he would like to complete his college degree. Photo: Shawn Johnson/WPR
Gov. Scott Walker said on Wednesday that he'd like to finish his college degree, although he dodged a question about whether he thinks he would need it to run for president.
April 9, 2014 - 3:30pm
State Schools Superintendant Tony Evers.
Educators gathered in Madison today to start their work on a new task force created to address the achievement gap in the state
April 8, 2014 - 4:45pm
State standardized test scores were slightly up on the whole this year. Photo: Alvin Trusty.
The Department of Public Instruction released standardized test scores on Tuesday that were slightly up on the whole, and with voucher students performing slightly worse than their counterparts in public school.
April 2, 2014 - 5:30pm
State Superintendent Tony Evers has announced the creation of a task force to address Wisconsin's racial achievement gap, which according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress is the largest in the country.
April 2, 2014 - 10:15am
The report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation found that African-American children in Wisconsin face larger challenges than in most other states.
Of any state in the union, African-American children are the least likely to succeed educationally and financially in Wisconsin, according to a new study from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
March 27, 2014 - 5:00pm
Waterford High School superintendent Keith Brandstetter says that too many of the extra fruits and vegetables from the program were ending up in the trash. Photo: Andy Weers (CC-BY)
Two school districts in Waterford are dropping out of the National School Lunch Program, due to stingy portion sizes and too many fruits and vegetables ending up in the trash.