Public Education
Wisconsin directs federal IDEA funds toward racism, equity workshops

(The Center Square) – A project housed under the Wisconsin Department of Education is using federal special education funds to pay speakers to provide instruction to teachers on race, equity… Read More

April 9, 2024
Evers vetoes legislation to keep trans athletes out of girls sports

(The Center Square) – Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday vetoed the Republican-backed legislation that would have banned trans athletes from girls sports in the state. “I will veto any bill that… Read More

April 3, 2024
Public Education
Milwaukee schools’ request for $252M property tax hike criticized

(The Center Square) – The head of one of downtown Milwaukee’s largest employers says voters need to say ‘no’ to the latest tax hike request from Milwaukee’s public schools. Northwestern Mutual… Read More

March 7, 2024
Public Education
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty releases dashboard to promote transparency in public education

One month after the state of Wisconsin released a skewed report on public school performance, the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty is ensuring families can see how their district… Read More

March 5, 2024
Child pornography charges against drag queen move to federal court

A part-time public school music director who moonlights as a drag queen with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence was arrested last week in Wisconsin on child porn charges involving the… Read More

February 29, 2024
Mother blasts school for transgender policies disregarding parental debate

(The Center Square) — One Wisconsin mother is blasting a school policy allowing students to use bathrooms and locker rooms according to their chosen gender identity without public discussion from… Read More

February 23, 2024
Public Education
Wisconsin school superintendent resigns after radio hot mic catches critical, profane remarks

A Wisconsin superintendent resigned after he was caught criticizing the district, making racial statements about Green Bay and using a profanity towards a district employee during a commercial break of… Read More

February 19, 2024
Wisconsin Senate approves Parental Bill of Rights; veto expected

(The Center Square) – The latest attempt to codify who makes the decisions for children in Wisconsin is headed for an almost certain veto after the Wisconsin Senate approved AB 510,… Read More

February 14, 2024
Public Education
Wisconsin skews report card to hide low-performing schools, critics say

Wisconsin just released its 2022-23 education report card, which boasts 94% of its districts are performing at or above state expectations. But experts say the data is skewed. According to… Read More

February 9, 2024
Wisconsin’s open enrollment begins next week

(The Center Square) – Wisconsin’s open enrollment period begins next week, and again thousands of parents are getting ready to send their children to a different school. The state’s Department of… Read More

February 1, 2024
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Civics reform introduced in Wisconsin, but state education department, Democrats, refuse to get on board

Wisconsin’s top educrats and Democrats are opposed to requiring patriotic civics classes in the state’s public schools. Assembly Bill 898 would require the Wisconsin Department of… Read More

January 22, 2024
Report: Choice schools score better in reading, math

(The Center Square) – The latest report on school choice in Wisconsin again shows choice schools outperform public schools in Milwaukee’s biggest cities and rural areas. The Apples to Apples report… Read More

January 22, 2024
Public Education
Reformers look for apprenticeship opportunities for new teachers in Wisconsin

(The Center Square) – A reform group in Wisconsin wants to take what works for plumbers and get it to work for teachers. The Institute for Reforming Government has been working… Read More

January 16, 2024
Public Education
‘We are all accountable for what we say and do’: University of Wisconsin chancellor fired over secret porn gig

A University of Wisconsin-La Crosse chancellor was recently fired after online pornographic videos of him and his wife were discovered. “Upon my recommendation, the UW Board of Regents today terminated… Read More

January 8, 2024
Wisconsin Supreme Court rejects anti-choice position on schooling

(The Daily Signal) – Liberal activist Kirk Bangstad’s Minocqua Brewing Co. SuperPAC on Oct. 12 filed a petition with the Wisconsin Supreme Court that sought to dismantle the… Read More

December 29, 2023
‘You hired a white woman?’: Staff member sues college after she was allegedly demoted for her race

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A staff member sued the college she was employed at Dec. 14 after she was allegedly demoted for her race, the New York Post (NYP) reported. Read More

December 26, 2023
University to study whether puberty blockers cause ‘lasting’ brain changes for kids

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) approved a $600,000 grant for a study hypothesizing that puberty blockers used on children will lead to “lasting changes” in… Read More

December 26, 2023
Planned Parenthood to resume abortions in Sheboygan County, WI despite pending appeal

(The Center Square) – Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin is not waiting until the challenges to the state’s 1849 abortion law are settled to resume abortions in Sheboygan County. Planned Parenthood has… Read More

December 20, 2023
Wisconsin Supreme Court throws out ‘nonsensical’ anti-school choice lawsuit

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has unanimously refused to take up a lawsuit against the state’s four school choice programs. The lawsuit – filed by the leftist… Read More

December 19, 2023
Public Education
University system accepts $800 million deal in exchange for slashing controversial DEI

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The University of Wisconsin System accepted an $800 million deal with the state legislature on Wednesday that requires them to slash their diversity, equity and inclusion… Read More

December 15, 2023