wisconsin
Courts
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
Public Education
University of Wisconsin system rejects proposal to put diversity hiring practices on ice

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The University of Wisconsin System (UW) Board of Regents narrowly rejected on Saturday a proposal that would have put a halt to diversity, equity and… Read More

December 12, 2023
Legislation
Ending Act 10 would give Wisconsin schools back to union bosses, says former Gov. Scott Walker

(The Center Square) – The man who signed Act 10 into law is predicting an expensive turnaround if the Wisconsin Supreme Court overturns it. Former Gov. Scott Walker was a guest… Read More

December 4, 2023
Public Education
Data shows school choice helps Wisconsin students attend better schools

Wisconsin’s school choice students attend better schools than their peers in tradionally zoned public schools, new data reveals. Analysis of Wisconsin’s most recent state report card found that choice… Read More

November 20, 2023
Courts
End sought to litigation of school choice in Wisconsin

(The Center Square) – Litigation of school choice and school vouchers in Wisconsin Supreme Court should end, the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce said on Wednesday. The state’s largest business group filed… Read More

November 20, 2023
Public Education
Education reformers question whether Wisconsin public schools are actually meeting expectations, despite district report cards

(The Center Square) – Despite test scores that show nearly 60% of students in Wisconsin schools cannot read or do math at grade level, more than 90% of school districts… Read More

November 15, 2023
Legislation
No movement on UW raises without DEI changes, says Wisconsin House speaker

(The Center Square) – The top Republican in the Wisconsin Assembly says he is encouraged by the University of Wisconsin’s plan to focus on in-demand degrees, but it’s not enough to… Read More

November 14, 2023
Legislation
Wisconsin lawmakers push for more free speech protections at UW schools

(The Center Square) – Republicans at the Wisconsin Capitol say students need free speech protections on University of Wisconsin campuses. The Assembly Committee on Colleges and University held a public hearing… Read More

October 30, 2023
Public Education
Wisconsin school district holds t-shirt contest for BLM group some consider antisemitic

A school district in Wisconsin is holding a t-shirt design contest for students to promote a controversial organization critics accuse of having antisemitic and socialist ties. The group, called Black… Read More

October 27, 2023
Culture
Exclusive: Doctor asked for grant to study trans hormones on rats, admits ‘severe lack’ of research, emails show

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Dr. Walid Farhat, a professor of Urology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, applied in April for a grant to study the impact of cross-sex hormones… Read More

October 16, 2023
Public Education
Wisconsin public school students struggle with reading, math

(The Center Square) – Nearly 60% of students in Wisconsin’s Public Schools continue to be unable to read, write or do math at grade level. The State’s Department of Public Instruction… Read More

October 11, 2023
Courts
In parental rights win, judge strikes down Kettle Moraine School District’s gender policy

(The Center Square) – A judge in Waukesha County issued a ruling that sides with parents in the debate over how school districts handle transgenderism in schools. Judge Michael Maxwell on… Read More

October 4, 2023
Culture
Male inmate convicted of raping his daughter now identifies as a woman and is housed with female prison inmates

(The Daily Signal) – The Wisconsin Department of Corrections is housing a man who raped his own daughter in a women’s prison because he said he identifies as… Read More

September 22, 2023
Culture
Linking school choice to segregation part of ‘liberal lies,’ says Sen. Tim Scott. Data backs him up

Teachers’ unions and some public school activists like to argue school choice is a modern form of segregation, a claim Sen. Tim Scott calls a lie. Read More

September 19, 2023
Courts
Planned Parenthood to resume abortions in Wisconsin after judge’s ruling on pre-Roe abortion law

(The Center Square) – The legal challenge to Wisconsin’s pre-Roe abortion law could move more quickly after Planned Parenthood announced Thursday it will resume providing abortions in the state. “With… Read More

September 15, 2023
Culture
Milwaukee police to hide race, gender in reports after LGBT complaints

The Milwaukee police will now hide information about a victim’s race and gender from crime reports after accusations by the trans community that police have “misgendered” some victims. “It’s a way… Read More

September 11, 2023
Public Education
‘A fun sugary treat.’ Wisconsin school district defends offering sex guides to kids 

A Wisconsin school district is defending its decision to offer students sex guides, claiming staff used “selection and deselection guidelines” to evaluate the books. Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) libraries… Read More

September 8, 2023
Public Education
Report: Wisconsin public schools has become heavily bureaucratic

(The Center Square) – A law firm in Milwaukee says Wisconsin’s public schools have declining enrollment and increasing numbers of administrators. “Wisconsin has become heavily bureaucratic,” says the report released… Read More

August 30, 2023
Public Education
Wisconsin high school to allow biological male on girl’s sports team despite parental opposition

A Wisconsin school district announced its decision to allow a transgender high school student to play on a girl’s sports team in the fall, ignoring the concerns of parents. In… Read More

August 16, 2023