The second cohorts of students in seventh, eighth, 10th and 11th grades returned for their first day of in-person instruction Thursday.
The Madison School District reopened its doors to kindergartners Tuesday after shutting down nearly one year ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
About 65% of enrolled kindergartners were expected to return for in-person learning Tuesday morning.
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.
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.
The report is from the Madison Education Partnership, a collaboration between the Madison Metropolitan School District and the Wisconsin Center for Education Research at UW-Madison.
Funding the proposed $1.3 million, three-year pilot could depend on the outcome of the $33 million operating referendum on the Nov. 3 ballot.
Madison is looking for a new police chief, as America is having a nation-wide debate about what policing will look like in the future.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — In a split vote, the township Board of Education on Tuesday approved a $152 million budget, raising the tax levy to the 2% state-imposed cap and implementing full-day kindergarten for next year.
CHICAGO — Public education is a study in competing inequities that parody each other while leaving the neediest behind.
The district is aiming to strengthen its phonics instruction for elementary students as a new reading program could be rolled out in the fall of 2021.
At 5-year-old Michael's adoption hearing, his entire kindergarten class sat in the audience behind him waving big red hearts mounted on wooden sticks.
Sunday morning breakfast was enhanced by reading the recent “F is for Fifty” story in the State Journal.
Two teachers in each classrooms, longer days and an extended school year are some of the approaches the independent charter is hoping will narrow the racial achievement gap.
It's time to make up for all those school cancellations from this week.
Mauston, Montello, Prairie du Chien, Richland and Royall schools are all closed Tuesday
By her own account, Bonnie J. Rough was an unlikely candidate to write a book about sex.
This fall, Caire expands One City preschool to become one of the state’s first 4K and kindergarten charter options authorized by the University of Wisconsin’s Office of Educational Opportunity. Seven years after the Madison School Board rejected his proposal for Madison Prep, Caire is once again working to build a school that will serve kids in a district that has grappled with a longstanding achievement gap.
Parents, teachers and anyone else interested in learning more about the district's 4-year-old kindergarten program is invited.
CHICAGO — Recently, I observed two math classes — one kindergarten and one second-grade — comprised of students who were performing on the low…
In a field composed of approximately 98 percent women, early childhood educators working in child care centers in Wisconsin earn $11.35 an hour on average. Thirty-six percent of them, many of whom hold two- or four-year degrees, must turn to some form of public assistance.