COVID back-to-school

Teachers union caught off guard by MMSD reopening plan

When MMSD announced its phased reopening plan Wednesday morning the teachers' union was not ready.  The new plan lays out details to start bringing students, educators and support staff back to the classroom starting March 9th.

Wisconsin schools ‘whipsawing’ as COVID-19 hits rural districts

As infections in the state surge, some rural schools are forced to suspend in-person instruction or integrate virtual students into classrooms

More than 15,000 children ages 17 and younger have been infected to date, state Department of Health Services data show. Numerous schools across Wisconsin have suspended in-person classes this fall, at least temporarily, because of cases among students and staff.