Benjamin Yount

Benjamin Yount writes for The Center Square.

Legislation
More schools eligible for Wisconsin choice program as enrollment grows

(The Center Square) – Participating schools and student enrollment are up in Wisconsin’s choice program. The state’s Department of Public Instruction on Friday released the list of schools available for… Read More

January 30, 2023
Legislation
Wisconsin lawmakers block Gov. Ever’s conversion therapy ban again; ACLU eyes Supreme Court election

(The Center Square) – The ACLU of Wisconsin is seeking to use the Legislature’s most recent vote striking down conversion therapy to register voters, with an eye on this year’s election… Read More

January 17, 2023
Legislation
Gov. Evers say he won’t sign a budget including school choice plan

(The Center Square) – Gov. Tony Evers is already taking things off the list of possible compromises at the Wisconsin Capitol. The governor told WISN TV on UPFRONT that he… Read More

January 10, 2023
Public Education
Survey: More than half of Wisconsin public school kids anxious, one-third depressed

(The Center Square) – A new survey shows half of Wisconsin school kids say they’re anxious, and a third say they’re depressed. The state’s Department of Public Instruction released the Youth… Read More

December 9, 2022
Public Education
Mequon-Thiensville Schools lose again in bid to keep email list secret

(The Center Square) – Mequon-Thiensville Schools is 0-for-3 trying to keep its email lists secret. The Wisconsin Court of Appeals on Wednesday said the school district cannot withhold its alumni, recreation… Read More

December 9, 2022