wisconsin
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
Legislation, Public Education
New lawsuit accuses Wisconsin DPI of making school choice more difficult

(The Center Square) – A new lawsuit accuses Wisconsin educators of using Byzantine paperwork to make it more difficult for parents and students to leave public schools. The Wisconsin Institute… Read More

December 1, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Former Wisconsin school counselor sues after being fired for opposing ‘gender identity ideology’

A former Wisconsin elementary school counselor is suing district employees for firing her in response to a speech she gave opposing “gender identity ideology.” Marissa… Read More

November 22, 2022
Culture
Wisconsin Assembly top Republican looks to work with governor on abortion, school choice, tax cuts

(The Center Square) – The top Republican in the Wisconsin Assembly says he’s willing to work on “solutions” with Gov. Tony Evers. Speaker Robin Vos on Thursday said… Read More

November 11, 2022
Culture
Protesters harass conservative student, tear up his Bible and eat the pages

Protesters mercilessly harassed a conservative student outside a university campus event as he read aloud from a Bible, which they tore to shreds and one student even partially ate. Read More

November 1, 2022
Legislation
Universal school choice is priority No. 1 for Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels

One Wisconsin candidate for governor has been vocal about his campaign’s top priority: universal school choice. Since winning the Republican primary on Aug. 9, candidate Tim Michels has… Read More

October 31, 2022
Legislation
School choice supporters: Headcount numbers show public schools aren’t meeting kids’ needs

(The Center Square) – Wisconsin’s latest public school headcount shows fewer kids in traditional public schools and more kids moving into schools of choice. And school choice supporters… Read More

October 19, 2022
Christian Schools
Federal court rules for Wisconsin Catholic school in split busing decision

(The Center Square) – Parents at the St. Augustine School in Colgate could soon be putting their kids on the school bus after a federal judge ended a long-simmering… Read More

September 30, 2022
Public Education
Wisconsin test scores show slight bump in math, drop-off in reading

(The Center Square) – The latest snapshot of Wisconsin schools shows that kids are still not back to where they were before the coronavirus closed some schools for more than… Read More

September 30, 2022
Public Education
Woke politics, gender ideology frustrating Wisconsin parents

(The Center Square) – Tim Michels says Wisconsin’s State of Education speech was more of a political stump speech than a report card on the state’s schools. Michels,… Read More

September 26, 2022
Public Education
Republican lawmakers not expecting much from Wisconsin’s State of Education speech

(The Center Square) – Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin haven’t been given a preview of the state superintendent’s State of Education speech, but they have some guesses as to what… Read More

September 23, 2022
Legislation
New school choice coalition in Wisconsin looks to expand education options

(The Center Square) – A coalition of business and policy groups got the ball rolling on school choice in Wisconsin nearly 30 years ago, and they’re ready to try… Read More

September 23, 2022
Courts, Public Education
Parents group files lawsuit against Wisconsin school district over gender identity training policy

A federal lawsuit against a Wisconsin school district alleges violations of parenting rights and religious freedom in the wake of controversy over the school’s new gender identity… Read More

September 16, 2022
Legislation
Sen. Ron Johnson criticizes Lt. Gov. Barnes on school choice in Wisconsin

(The Center Square) – Wisconsin’s U.S. Senator is making an issue out of what his reelection campaign is calling Mandela Barnes’ hypocrisy on school choice. “After Lt. Gov. Read More

September 15, 2022
Christian Schools
Simply divine: Wisconsin Christian school repurposes former strip club, ‘lets the light in’

When Ozaukee Christian School purchased a former strip club for its new home, Head of School Kris Austin knew it was an unorthodox move. “It is a story that only… Read More

August 30, 2022
Public Education
Parents against sweeping new K-12 sex ed curricula met with hate, physical assault – and a claim that toddlers should pleasure each other sexually

Parents opposed to an aggressive new sex education curriculum in Wisconsin suffered assaults on both their persons and their sensibilities from a hostile crowd supporting the change. “Pure hatred. Pure,… Read More

August 24, 2022
Culture
Wisconsin city leaders threatened with legal action over conversion therapy ban ordinance

(The Center Square) – There’s now a threat of a lawsuit over La Crosse’s recent ban on conversion therapy. The city council approved an ordinance in June that… Read More

August 23, 2022
Public Education
‘Pedophilia took a win’ in Wisconsin school board approval Monday of gender-bending sex ed lessons as young as kindergarten, activist says

A Wisconsin school board Monday approved a sex education curriculum that expects kindergartners to begin exploring gender issues and to know such terms as penis, vulva… Read More

August 23, 2022
Public Education
Gender identity and sexual orientation instruction as early as kindergarten being considered in Wisconsin schools 

Gender lessons for kindergarteners and gender identity, sexual orientation and pronouns for third graders are all part of a new curriculum being considered in one Wisconsin school district. … Read More

August 10, 2022
Culture
Parents must stand up, says Milwaukee mom in lead up to parents rally in Wisconsin 

As calls for curriculum transparency, school choice and accountability from local school boards has increased, parents nationwide have stepped into new roles they never considered before: political activists. … Read More

July 22, 2022