schools

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

District put forth referendum in response to overcrowding issues

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 staffing of two new elementary schools.

Grant will help Beloit diversify teaching staff

$5K grant will help increase size of similar program already in place in Janesville

A grant from the National Education Association will help Beloit public schools diversify its teaching staff, according to a release.

Power outage causing school delays

Dodgeville, Barneveld delaying school start two hours

The Dodgeville and Barneveld school districts will both start schools two hours late due to a power out age in the area.

MMSD releases first report on strategic framework

Report details progress on raising achievement, closing opportunity gaps

The Madison Metropolitan School District released its first annual report Monday detailing progress on the district's strategic framework geared at raising achievement and closing opportunity gaps, according to a release.

4 area districts receive STEM education grants

DPI awards Cambridge, Columbus, Oregon, Verona districts grant to enhance programs

Four area school districts will receive one-time grant funding to help enhance science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs, according to a Department of Public Instruction release.

Madison neighbors seek school district switch

People living on far SE side say McFarland schools are closer fit for their families

A group of her neighbors is going door-to-door with information about the district detachment process.

DPI announces school safety recommendations

Framework focuses on keeping schools havens of learning, academic achievement

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction announced Monday it partnered with a broad coalition of education organizations to release a framework and recommendations to address school safety.

National, city, school leaders to focus on out-of-school-time programs

MMSD to partner with U.S. Dept. of Education to improve community, family involvement

Local education groups and leaders will be holding meetings to discuss the most effective ways that Madison can help families work with providers, schools and the local government for the well-being of children, according to a release.

Madison public schools in midst of transition

With less drama, better data and a determined new superintendent, Madison schools forge ahead

With less drama, better data and a determined new superintendent, Madison schools forge ahead