wisconsin
Public Education
School district drops its threat to sue outspoken mom, as interest grows in her fight vs. inappropriate curricula

A Wisconsin school district has withdrawn its warning of legal action against an outspoken parent, after she obtained legal counsel to defend herself against the district’s claims of defaming… Read More

July 11, 2022
Public Education
National School Boards Association shedding members in over half the states after smearing concerned parents

Wisconsin is the latest state to join a mass exodus of state school boards from the National School Boards Association in the wake of its infamous letter comparing concerned… Read More

June 21, 2022
Public Education
Gubernatorial candidate Kleefisch slams Evers following emails showing union influence on school reopenings

(The Center Square) – There are new questions about who is running public schools in Wisconsin following the release of emails between Gov. Tony Evers and the state’s largest teachers’… Read More

June 16, 2022
Public Education
Legal group stands by its defense of Wisconsin middle school boys in ‘misgendering’ case

(The Center Square) – Asking questions is not bullying, and pointing out the law does not constitute creating chaos. And no one supported the threats made against Kiel Schools. Rick… Read More

June 15, 2022
Culture
Gov. Evers calls special session on abortion, wants voters to call lawmakers

(The Center Square) – Gov. Tony Evers is asking abortion supporters in the state to pressure lawmakers ahead of a new special session on abortion. The governor on Wednesday said he… Read More

June 14, 2022
Public Education
LGBTQ group wants Wisconsin schools to continue “misgendering” investigation of three middle school boys

(The Center Square) – There is a call for more gender, harassment, bullying and Title IX investigations in Wisconsin schools. The group Fair Wisconsin, which calls itself the leading statewide… Read More

June 10, 2022
Legislation
Gov. Evers brags about school rankings from the Walker era

(The Center Square) – Wisconsin’s governor is taking credit for, and bragging about, school rankings that were earned before he took office. Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday bragged on Twitter… Read More

June 9, 2022
Public Education
Waukesha County judge clears way for hearing on Kettle Moraine School’s secret gender policy

(The Center Square) – Another Wisconsin school district is looking at a possible trial over its secret school gender policy. A Waukesha County judge on Wednesday dismissed a motion from… Read More

June 3, 2022
Culture, Opinion
‘Vandalism’? No, a politically motivated arson attack on the pro-life community is an act of terror

One local news report called the perpetrators “vandals.” Likewise, the New York Times called the arson attack of a Wisconsin pro-life group “an… Read More

May 9, 2022
Culture, Legislation
Badger Institute poll shows broad support for welfare reform, parents involvement in schools, police

(The Center Square) – Voters in Wisconsin, by large margins, want to see more parents involved in their kids’ schools, more police officers on the streets, and more people getting… Read More

May 9, 2022
Legislation
School choice supporters encouraged by latest Marquette Poll on vouchers

(The Center Square) – More parents in Wisconsin are getting behind the idea of school choice. The latest Marquette Law School Poll shows 58% of voters in the state support… Read More

May 5, 2022
Public Education
Wisconsin state superintendent again defends teaching of race, class and gender

(The Center Square) – The top teacher in Wisconsin says it is important for all kids in Wisconsin to learn from the author who wants to “upend mainstream ideas about… Read More

May 4, 2022
Culture
Sen. Kapenga presses state superintendent for CRT webinar for teachers

(The Center Square) – There are new questions for Wisconsin’s state superintendent of schools about critical race theory, politics and a webinar for teachers in the state. Sen. Chris Kapenga,… Read More

May 3, 2022
Legislation
More Gov. Evers’ vetoes generate more criticism

(The Center Square) – Republican lawmakers and conservative groups in Wisconsin are once again upset, but not surprised, at another wave of vetoes from Gov. Tony Evers. Evers on Friday… Read More

April 20, 2022
Public Education
Conservative candidates win big in Wisconsin school board races

(The Center Square) – A lot of Wisconsin parents are not happy with their local school boards. Conservative and Republicans candidates for school boards did well in their races Tuesday,… Read More

April 7, 2022
Public Education
Wisconsin school tells mom her daughter is not “protected from discrimination” because she is white

When a Wisconsin mother filed a complaint with her local school district alleging that her daughter was the victim of racial discrimination, the mother received a shocking response:… Read More

March 30, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Parents must “earn” the right to know their “kids’ identities” according to public school staff training

A Wisconsin school district offered a staff training session that included a slide saying, “Remember, parents are not entitled to know their kids’… Read More

March 29, 2022
Culture
Parental rights bills sail through Wisconsin Senate, face headwinds on governor’s desk

(The Center Square) – Protection of parental rights and other education reforms are the focus of several bills passed by the Wisconsin Senate on Tuesday. The Empowering Parents K-12 Education… Read More

March 10, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Wisconsin voters’ thoughts on school choice, public schools shifting

(The Center Square) — Two years of the coronavirus appear to have changed some of the attitudes toward public schools in Wisconsin. The latest Marquette Law School Poll shows… Read More

March 4, 2022
Culture, Legislation
State superintendent, state rep dismiss parents’ concerns in Wisconsin schools

(Benjamin Yount | The Center Square) – Wisconsin’s state superintendent of schools and at least one Democratic state representative are dismissing the parents who turned out at the Capitol on Thursday… Read More

February 11, 2022