According to the DOJ, the coalition sent a letter in May regarding exclusionary discipline and its continued prevalence throughout the country. The issues disproportionally impacts students of colors, students with disabilities and LGBTQI+ students.
The superintendents of Wisconsin’s five largest school districts are telling members of the Legislature that they’re “dismayed” that $2.3 billion in federal aid is at risk because of low funding for K-12 schools.
The U.S. Department of Education is warning Wisconsin’s state superintendent of schools that the state could be in jeopardy of losing $1.5 billion in federal funding if a Republican education plan becomes law.
UW-Eau Claire, UW-River Falls, UW-Stout, UW-Eau Claire-Barron County, and UW-Madison are among the schools eliminating indoor mask and physical distancing requirements for fully-vaccinated individuals.
University of Wisconsin System officials say they plan to restart summer youth programs this year. The system canceled its youth programs and camps last summer as the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the country.