wisconsin
Culture
The UW School of Medicine scrubs website of discriminatory program following complaint

(Do No Harm) – The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has opened an investigation into a discriminatory program at the University of Wisconsin… Read More

May 9, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Trans-identifying male student, 18, showered with high school girls, violating their rights, attorneys say

A Wisconsin law group says an 18-year-old student, a biological man identifying as a woman, showered nude with under-age, high school girls in violation of their privacy rights and… Read More

April 26, 2023
Public Education
‘Politics in classroom’ tussle gets another voice in Wisconsin

(The Center Square) – Another Republican lawmaker at the Wisconsin Capitol is challenging the state’s superintendent of schools over her letter to Waukesha Schools about its “no politics in the… Read More

April 25, 2023
Legislation
School Choice group and Concordia University launch new teacher pipeline

(The Center Square) – There is a new push to get more teachers certified for some Wisconsin classrooms, including certifications for just a $9,000 price tag. School Choice Wisconsin and… Read More

April 18, 2023
Legislation
Wisconsin legislator pushing for concealed carry in schools

(The Center Square) – There is a plan at the Wisconsin Capitol that would allow teachers and school workers to carry a gun inside a school. State Rep. Scott Allen, R-Waukesha,… Read More

April 11, 2023
Culture
Grassroots education organizations pick up key school board wins in battleground states

(Daily Caller) – Two grassroots organizations focused on parental rights in education saw several of their endorsed school board candidates pick up wins in key battleground states. Read More

April 6, 2023
Culture, Public Education
‘We can’t have activists in our schools’: Local parent condemns Wisconsin teacher over ‘Rainbowland’ controversy

A self-described “teacher activist” from Wisconsin set the internet ablaze when she tweeted that her school deemed a Miley Cyrus song too controversial for 1st graders. Melissa Tempel… Read More

March 28, 2023
Culture
Wisconsin meningitis vaccine mandate scuttled, Sen. Nass says parents keep power to decide

(The Center Square) – As expected, Wisconsin lawmakers blocked a new meningitis vaccine requirement and ended the emergency power the state’s public health department had over the chickenpox. The Joint Committee… Read More

March 10, 2023
Public Education
‘Ghost students’ cost Wisconsin taxpayers nearly $360 million

(The Center Square)  – Enrollment in Wisconsin’s public schools is down, yet many school districts in the state continue to be paid for students who are no longer in their… Read More

March 3, 2023
Public Education
Parents successfully pressure school board to give conservative the seat he nearly lost over a ‘clerical error’

Parents in Wisconsin expressed outrage over a “clerical error” after a bureaucrat’s mistake threatened to cost a conservative school board member his seat. The error was in the… Read More

February 27, 2023
Legislation, Public Education
Wisconsin governor wants more money for public schools, less school choice for parents

(The Center Square) – Gov. Tony Evers wants to spend more than a $1.3 billion more over the next two years, but it’s almost certainly not going to happen. The… Read More

February 15, 2023
Legislation
School choice supporters optimistic over Wisconsin open enrollment

(The Center Square) – The latest snapshot of the desire for school choice in Wisconsin is developing this week when the Open Application Period for three of Wisconsin’s school choice… Read More

February 3, 2023
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
Culture, Public Education
Wisconsin elementary school putting students through LGBT training created by activists

(Daily Caller) – A Wisconsin school district is putting elementary school students through a weeklong gender identity and sexual orientation lesson created by LGBT activists, according to an email obtained… Read More

January 26, 2023
Culture
Inaugural ‘Stolen Innocence’ panel aims to help parents guard their children against increasing sexualization in schools

Alexandra Schweitzer had turned the children’s book she was inspecting sideways, like a curious youth trying to better see a Playboy centerfold. Her husband wondered what… Read More

January 23, 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
Christian Schools
This week in Christian education (Jan. 9-13)

Christian school continues to educate despite fire – Although a fire ravaged its building on New Year’s Eve, New Life Christian School in North Carolina continues to fulfill its mission. Read More

January 13, 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
Courts, Public Education
Long-time school board member sues own board, accusing it of silencing public dissent and retaliating against opponents

A public school board member is suing his own board, which he says “makes political decisions in secret.” Mike Meier, a school board member for the Wauwatosa School… Read More

December 16, 2022
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