The 50th anniversary of the Black Student Strike of 1969, among UW-Madison's largest in history, has current black students reflecting on the progress that's been made — and how much more work there is to be done on a campus where just three percent of students are black.
Madison Police Chief Mike Koval took to his blog Thursday to discuss citation and arrest figures at Madison high schools as the fate of a contract for school-based officers remains unclear.
Most students will be in the classroom March 18 and June 12, start their days earlier and be released later to make up for six weather-related cancellations.
Another student's parent posted six of the notes to a Facebook group Friday, and the post has been shared hundreds of times to private pages and other groups, the paper reported.
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"Electing board members of color creates increased shared decision making in a district where the majority of the decision makers will remain predominantly white," Howard said in a statement.
Madison School District officials said they are pleased with the trajectory of minority and low-income student graduation rates.
As the snow stacked up Tuesday, so did the challenges for Dane County school districts to ensure students meet the state's required instructional hours.
UW System President Ray Cross directed Kopper to develop and teach four classes each semester during the 2019-2020 academic year, a course load in line with other faculty members.
NBC15's school closing list shows only a few area school districts opening on Tuesday, including Jefferson delayed 3 hours and Fort Atkinson delayed 2 hours, as the storm was expected to deliver slightly less snow south and east of Madison.
Student loan assistance is a benefit increasingly being offered in the private sector as companies recruit employees in a tight labor market with low unemployment.
Assistants do a variety of tasks, from tutoring to delivering passes to students who need to leave school. Other duties could include helping with PowerPoint presentations, photocopying, helping with a social dance class or sitting in the circle for the school’s restorative justice program.
Words this year included marzipan, a sweet confection; zephyr, a gentle breeze; khor, a dry ravine; and harpsichord, a keyboard instrument with strings.
The statewide private school voucher program covers tuition costs for students who meet certain requirements, redirecting millions in tax dollars from public schools to the area’s participating private schools.
At UW-Madison, the deferred maintenance backlog totals $1.5 billion. That figure does not include repairs to the 28 buildings that sustained damage in recent days.
A guest lecturer will argue that pornography corrupts the brain and erodes relationships during an appearance at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse on Thursday.
Two Christian schools in Madison and one in Middleton are making voucher spots available in 2019-20, joining Lighthouse Christian School in the publicly subsidized program.
Watt, who transferred to UW-Madison as a walk-on for the Badgers football team in 2008, will return to Camp Randall May 11 to speak with graduates.