Wisconsin Education News

April 20, 2018

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


Appeal stalls at board meeting (Monona Cottage Grove © 04/20/2018)

The much-anticipated Monona Grove School Board meeting to hear the appeal surrounding “To Kill A Mockingbird” ended in a stalemate as the board voted 3-3 in trying to decide the matter.

Cambridge school buildings will be cleaned by contracted custodians (Cambridge Deerfield © 04/20/2018)

Contracted custodians, instead of staff janitors, will soon be handling overnight cleaning at two of Cambridge’s three school buildings.

School board discusses crisis management (The Press Newspaper © 04/20/2018)

ASHWAUBENON – The topic of school safety generated a great deal of discussion at the Wednesday, April 11, Ashwaubenon school board meeting on how to deal with crisis situations.

Education leaders meet to talk emerging issues in school safety (WEAU NBC 13 © 04/19/2018)

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) -- CESA 10, the Cooperative Educational Service Agency, is teaming up with educator's to host a workshop on emerging issues in school safety.

Reading dog is rock star at Sturgeon Bay school (Post Crescent © 04/19/2018)

STURGEON BAY -  An elderly white dog is a rock star at Sunset School. Igloo is a 9-year-old Boxer with arthritis whose greatest enjoyment is snoozing with her head in the lap of a child reading a book. 

Unified receives top award from United Way (Kenosha News (WI) © 04/20/2018)

The United Way of Kenosha County honored a business and two local educational institutions Thursday night, including the Kenosha Unified School District, which received the organization’s top honor.

Kettle Moraine hires from within, naming Susan Rach principal at Cushing Elementary School (Oconomowoc Focus © 04/20/2018)

School district awaiting structural update on 2 De Pere school gyms (WLUK Fox 11 © 04/20/2018)

School district implements ALICE Training (Milton Courier © 04/20/2018)

School District of Milton is training all students and staff in the ALICE emergency response protocol and have added the protocol to the school district’s safety response plan.

Elementary school starts healthy challenge month (Lake Mills Leader © 04/20/2018)

Lake Mills Elementary School Principal Amanda Thompson said the facility is participating in a healthy school challenge during her report to the board of education April 9, sponsored by The Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in partnership with Kohl’s Cares.

New Holmen high school principal appointed (Holmen Courier © 04/20/2018)

Holmen High School will have a new principal from July 1 when Wayne Sackett will take the reins from Bob Baer, who is retiring.

Leading for Equity Academy (Begins September 2018)

The Leading for Equity Academy (LEA) will engage you in a deep analysis of your school/district so that you are equipped to thoughtfully address complex problems of equity and effectively action plan next steps to tackle persistent -- but not insurmountable -- achievement gaps, however they are manifested within your local communityESSA reimbursement opportunity available.