Wisconsin Education

Wisconsin school board member resigns over mask mandate

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — A Beaver Dam Unified School Board member has resigned, citing safety concerns over his support for mandating masks for students in the district’s schools. Tony Klatt has twice voted in favor of the mask mandate for Beaver Dam school and says he still feels strongly...
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Reform chief: Wisconsin state superintendent doesn’t understand her job

(The Center Square) – The head of one of Wisconsin’s government reform groups alleges the irony is thick in the state superintendent’s latest warning to state lawmakers about playing politics with kids in schools. State Superintendent Jill Underly penned an op-ed on Monday claiming lawmakers are hurting public school students...

Your letters: Don’t let legislative leadership undermine public education in Wis.

This is a special time of year for children, families and educators. I know, as an educator and as a parent, that the transition back to school can be a challenging time, and this year, of course, the challenges are far greater than ever before, and our educators and students are rising to them. And while they do that, while they take on the common challenges of a new school year and the extraordinary ones stemming from returning to school during a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, the legislative leadership in our state is taking on a different challenge – the challenge of undermining public education for their own political gain.

Wisconsin Prep Football Poll

Here is The Associated Press high school football poll. The poll includes first-place votes in parentheses, season record, total points and last weekís ranking, as voted upon by a statewide panel of sports writers. Teams are arranged in three divisions of equal size based on current enrollments. Large Division (enrollment...

Vaccination Rates Among Wisconsin's Universities Vary Widely

(AP) University of Wisconsin officials say student vaccination rates for COVID-19 vary widely among the system’s campuses. At the Madison campus, 91% of students are fully vaccinated, the highest number among the system’s universities. The lowest number of vaccinated students are at UW-Parkside where 38% have been inoculated. Other campuses range from 75% at La Crosse to 46% at Stevens Point.

Wisconsin volleyball: freshmen lead the way in sweeps against Green Bay, Northern Illinois

Wisconsin, Wisconsin Badgers, Green Bay, Kelly Sheffield, Wisconsin Badgers women's volleyball. Turns out for Wisconsin Badgers volleyball, the kids are alright. In the Badgers (8-0 overall) first two matches before conference play, it was the freshman class who led the way in two 3-0 sweeps over UW-Green Bay (5-7) and Northern Illinois (6-4) this past weekend.