President Joe Biden has met his goal of having most elementary and middle schools open for full, in-person learning in his first 100 days in office, according to new survey data, but the share of students choosing to return has continued to lag far behind.
When students couldn’t rehearse together at school during the pandemic, LaFollette High School band teacher Jamie Kember found an innovative w…
Student teachers have had to adjust to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, missing some traditional parts of their preparation while finding unexpected lessons in the experience.
Three teachers were required to remove gay and trans-positive flags from classrooms, as well as a Black Lives Matter poster. One 13-year-old asked: "Does this mean my school doesn't really want me there?" her mother said.
The Earned Honors system that would replace it allows students an “opportunity to earn honors designation at the end of each semester/course by meeting predetermined criteria,” according to the district’s presentation, and is available to students across all classrooms.
A mother of two and a recent graduate are facing off in the April 6 spring election to join the Middleton-Cross Plains School Board.
As many students transition back to in-person schooling for the first time since March 2020, Cap Times visual journalist Ruthie Hauge invites you to take a look back at the last 12 months of virtual school.
The Madison Metropolitan School District will begin a phased reopening for in-person instruction with kindergarten March 9, followed by first- and second-graders March 16 and 4-year-old-kindergarten March 23.
Dear Editor: I will try to be brief. I am a third grade teacher and a mom. Of course teaching virtually is not what’s best or what anyone hope…
Dear Editor: It's terrible to think that kids aren't getting a decent education because the teachers feel they should stay home and try to do …
A Burlington High School teacher directed students to consider COVID-19 conspiracy theories months before the teacher’s methods came under public scrutiny, records show.
Superintendent Carlton Jenkins shared early survey response information at Monday's School Board meeting, announcing a 65% response rate for families with students in grades 4K-5. But he also cautioned, "We see disparities between the various races,” a trend that is consistent with other districts around the country.
Kids haven't been in classrooms for almost a year, but thankfully the Madison School District has decided to start reopening schools in March.
Madison Teachers Inc., the teachers union, declined to comment on the district's plan, which drew mixed responses from parents.
'Genera+ion' executive producer Lena Dunham responds to backlash over actual dead cats being used for a classroom dissection scene.
Kindergartners would be the first to return if MMSD officials decide to move ahead with in-person instruction.
Snow became the director of UW-Madison's First Wave scholarship program in October 2019. She graduated as part of the first cohort in 2007.
In a message to students from the teacher that was shared on social media, the teacher indicated he was planning to travel to Washington this week to protest President Trump's defeat.
Jeff Taff, a high school social studies teacher, told students that he was "standing up for election integrity," according to an online lesson plan shared on social media. The Burlington Area School District is investigating.
When Guatemala’s schools in closed mid-March, teacher Gerardo Ixcoy invested his savings in a secondhand tricycle that he and his brother converted into a mobile classroom. Each day the 27-year-old set out pedaling among the cornfields of Santa Cruz del Quiché to bring socially distanced lessons to his sixth-graders' homes and yards.
Instead of making teachers the scapegoats of all the world's ills once again, maybe we should simply be honest: The federal government's egreg…
After overhauling operations to combat the spread of COVID-19, Midwestern school districts are scrambling to contain outbreaks, communicate with parents and keep classrooms staffed as teachers are forced to quarantine.
The Cap Times spoke with two students and two teachers about what it’s like to learn and teach about civics and politics in school amid one of the most significant elections in the country’s history.