Wisconsin Education News

June 7, 2023

The Wisconsin Education News is a daily update of education news and events that are taking place around Wisconsin.

Kudos go to many as school building projects begin

A ground-breaking ceremony was held Monday June 5 at Hayward High School to mark the beginning of two large multi-million-dollar projects which will construct additions and renovations at Hayward High School and Hayward Primary School.

Millions recently invested in Green Bay school buildings recommended to close

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- An open records request is showing the Green Bay Area Public School District invested $26.9 million over the past 10 years in buildings that a community task force recommended to close.

Beloit School District considers Aldrich Intermediate commons updates

BELOIT — The Beloit School District is exploring updating the commons of Aldrich Intermediate School at a cost of approximately $22,700.

Hartland Arrowhead proposal; ban rainbows, safe spaces in district

HARTLAND, Wis. - Hartland Arrowhead school leaders are starting Pride month with a proposal to ban rainbows and safe spaces. 

GBAPS school board initiates planning activities for closing of Wequiock

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Wequiock Elementary School in Green Bay looks like it’s on the chopping block.

MMSD will give staff 8% base wage increase for 2023-24

Madison school staff will receive an 8% base wage increase for the 2023-24 school year, district officials announced Tuesday.

Groundbreaking ceremony for Bangor Elementary addition

BANGOR, Wis. (WXOW) -- The community, staff, and students gathered Tuesday in celebration of new additions to the Bangor Elementary School and much needed improvements. 

Madison School Board could rescind staff vaccine mandate this month

The Madison School Board seems likely to eliminate the school district’s staff vaccine mandate later this month.

Madison schools eye rewrite of student conduct rules

Small changes proposed to the Madison Metropolitan School District’s long-controversial Behavior Education Plan this spring are a precursor to a more significant look at the policy this fall.

CF students recognized for green project

CHIPPEWA FALLS — An environmental club at Chippewa Falls High School has been recognized nationally for a project. The National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project recognized the high school's "Green Team"" as the Wisconsin School of the Year and the National Senior Rookie of the Year.

Waller Elementary principal sleeps on school roof after students raise nearly $9K for ADA-accessible playground equipment

BURLINGTON — Principal Ann Phillips survived a night sleeping under the stars on the roof of Waller Elementary School, 195 Gardner Ave., this past Friday, for good reason.