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Survey results show nearly half of high school students feel unsafe at school

A survey given to students at Beloit Memorial High School shows nearly half of students say violence is a problem at their school.

MMSD approves $380 million budget; Taxes will decrease

The Madison School Board approved a $380 million final operating budget for the 2016-17 school year Monday night, and it comes with some good news for…

Private school vouchers in state to grow in 2015-2016

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Wisconsin is expected to spend almost $245 million on private school vouchers this school year, up almost $15 million from a year ago, driven by enrollment…

Fearing Election Day trouble, some US schools cancel classes

Rigged elections. Vigilante observers. Angry voters. The claims, threats and passions surrounding the presidential race have led communities around the U.S.…

Green Bay clerk: No UWGB voting to avoid helping Democrats

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Newly released emails show Green Bay's city clerk refused to set up an early voting site on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus in part because she…

Survey: Students of color negatively affected by drinking culture at UW

A new survey suggests when it comes to drinking, some University of Wisconsin-Madison students, particularly students of color, feel like it's hurting their…

Police escort daughter of fallen officer to school

Police escort daughter of fallen officer

After a police officer in California was killed in the line of duty --- his colleagues did something extraordinarily touching for his 8-year-old daughter…

Parent punches student in school hallway

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It happens so fast you almost miss it.

UW System's backlog of repairs hits $2B

The backlog of needed repairs in the University of Wisconsin System has grown to an estimated cost of $2 billion.

$90M Sun Prairie referendum would add 2 new elementary schools

On Nov. 8, voters in the Sun Prairie School District will vote whether to approve a two-part referendum designed primarily to fund the construction and…

The time Miley Cyrus knocked on dorm room doors to campaign for Clinton

Miley Cyrus campaigns for Hillary Clinton

For Miley Cyrus, Saturday's "Party in the USA" took place on the campus of George Mason University.

Hip-hop education summit creates new beat to learning

The beat of melodies and rhymes is a sound that's catching the attention of hundreds of classrooms across the nation.


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