March 13, 2014 - 4:15pm
Above, the Harvest Camp shortly after it was first established last summer. Photo: Tegan Wendland/WCIJ.
For the third time since the camp was established last summer, the Iron County Board will consider evicting the LCO Harvest and Educational Learning Project from the Penokee Hills at a meeting on Thursday evening.
March 11, 2014 - 12:00pm
Members of the Wausau School Board discuss the recommendations of its music policy advisory committee at a meeting Monday. Photo: Glen Moberg/WPR
Following protests over perceived restrictions on religious music to be performed at a high school concert, the Wausau School District has proposed new policy designed to neither promote nor repress religious music in schools.
March 10, 2014 - 4:30pm
NFL Comissioner Roger Goodell typically announces teams' draft picks. Photo: Marianne O'Leary (CC-BY)
Most NFL draft picks are announced by the league's commissioner, but a new contest organized by EdVest and the Green Bay Packers will let a child announce the team's fourth-round pick.
March 7, 2014 - 5:00am
Thirteen Wisconsin school districts are sharing a federal grant to counsel students who are pregnant or new parents with the goal of keeping them in school.
March 6, 2014 - 5:30pm
School district administrators showed up in force to testify against a bill that would undermine Common Core education standards. Photo: Shawn Johnson / WPR
School district administrators and teachers turned out in force at the state Capitol today to speak out against a bill that would undercut Common Core education standards.
March 4, 2014 - 4:15pm
A chalkboard in a welding class at Green Bay West High School. Photo: Patty Murray / WPR News
The Green Bay Area School District wants to give a jump start to kids thinking of jobs in manufacturing. Beginning in the fall, one of Green Bay's high schools will start a welding program in partnership with private companies. When school starts up again in September, juniors and seniors at Green...
February 27, 2014 - 4:30pm
A shortage of future nurses has prompted four University of Wisconsin campuses to seek instructors. In two decades, it's estimated Wisconsin will have a shortage of 20,000 nurses. Compounding the problem is a lack of instructors, which limits the number of new students who can be enrolled in...
February 26, 2014 - 11:45am
The Kenosha School Board often times gets called upon to discipline students, but last night board members addressed one of their own.
February 24, 2014 - 6:00pm
After computer analysis revealed that a large number of test-takers were rushing in order to finish the math section of the new GED exam, more time is being given to complete it, and those who failed the test are being given the option to retake it.
February 21, 2014 - 10:45am
The city of Milwaukee would be compelled to sell vacant public school buildings under a measure that passed the state Assembly Thursday night. The plan was passed at the urging of voucher schools that want the chance to use some of the Milwaukee Public School buildings that currently sit dormant...