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Anti-bullying program has successes, challenges 7 years later

Seven years after an anti-bullying curriculum was shared with schools statewide, educators and school officials say they're seeing both successes and…

Chicago teachers plan to strike, again

Chicago teacher strike

The Chicago Teachers Union is planning to strike to protest proposed pay cuts, as well as ongoing cuts to staff and some services.

Beauty school abruptly closes all 79 campuses

Head being shaved

Regency Beauty Institute announced on its website they are "permanently closing September 28, 2016."

Former high school rebel, now head of U.S. education system

U.S. Education Secretary John King

U.S. Education Secretary John King believes in the power of second chances. If he hadn't been given one, he says he wouldn't be where he is today.

Child care now costs more than in-state college tuition

Children playing at day care

Most parents with young children work outside the home. So they need an affordable, high-quality, easily accessible place to leave their kids while they work.

Tuition, debt increase at technical colleges in state

Tuition and debt have jumped at Wisconsin's technical colleges, which are supposed to provide a more affordable option for career training than four-year…

Most Sun Prairie students head back to class Wednesday

Eastside Elementary School in Sun Prairie

Most Sun Prairie students will be returning to class Wednesday after mold issues were found in two schools, officials said.

Middleton High School students study the presidential debate

In a social studies classroom Tuesday, students watched a compilation of moments from the first presidential debate involving Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Tuition hikes loom at UW for out-of-staters, professionals

University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank says she'll ask the university's governing board to raise tuition for out-of-state and professional…

Laundromat with a classroom: Charleston's outreach to underserved kids

laundromat with classroom

Laundry Matters in Charleston, South Carolina looks like a traditional laundromat with aisles of washers and dryers. But hidden in the back is something…

Auburn's iconic oaks attacked again

Auburn University oak tree

Auburn University's revered oak trees can't catch a break.

Governor lauds UW Credit Union's expansion of eligibility to all college students

UW Credit Union has expanded its membership eligibility to include all current and former college students, a move Gov. Scott Walker is touting as way to help…


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