Wisconsin Education News

June 12, 2024

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

Janesville School Board gets results of community survey

The Janesville School Board got a look at the results of a community wide survey, one that included how district residents feel about a possible upcoming referendum question.

Deficit, enrollment drop foreseen in Jefferson schools

JEFFERSON — The Jefferson Board of Education on Monday night heard about a predicted deficit and an anticipated enrollment decrease, as part of a presentation on the school district’s preliminary 2024-25 budget.

Wausau School Board approves elementary school task force

The Wausau School Board on Monday approved a 45-member task force to study enrollment projections and the future of elementary school buildings in the district.

School District of Beloit hopes to hang out with you this summer

BELOIT — The first of nearly 30 family-friendly events at School District of Beloit schools this summer takes place Friday when Hackett and Robinson elementary schools host “Donuts with the Principals.”

Wauwatosa School District considering proposal to close middle school buildings

The Wauwatosa School District is considering a proposal that would close its middle school buildings to help address a budget shortfall projected to be in the tens of millions of dollars.

Wausau School Board Hears Data Regarding Support of Potential Operating Referendum

The Wausau School Board has heard the data regarding support for a potential operating referendum this fall.

WEA Member Benefits Foundation announces Student Art Contest finalists

MADISON – WEA Member Benefits has announced the winners of this year’s Student Art Contest, with finalists from across the state of Wisconsin. Eleven finalists, including one from Lake Mills, were selected from over 200 student submissions. This year’s theme was “Whimsical Wonder.” 

Apprenticeship Program Continues To Grow

The growing youth apprenticeship program at Miron is looking to make strides in addressing that.

Milwaukee Board of School Directors: Announces actions related to resolving district finance issues

MILWAUKEE – Today, Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) has submitted an updated, draft Corrective Action Plan (CAP) to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI). The CAP provides details around steps MPS will take to address overdue financial data submission and compliance issues.