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Former Wis. teacher gets jail in sex case

Man used to teach at Grantsburg High School

A Minnesota man who formerly taught in a western Wisconsin high school has been sentenced to four months in jail for having sex with two female students.

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.

Criminal justice students learn from Ferguson unrest

Inside a classroom at Madison College, law enforcement students are learning a history lesson written a little more than three months ago. When Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, it set off weeks of violent protests. It also became a case study for law enforcement.

Distracted drivers put crossing guards, children at risk

Citations for not yielding to crossing guards up 70 percent

The crosswalk is supposed to be a safety zone for children and crossing guards, but a new report shows walking across the street is becoming increasingly dangerous for pedestrians in Madison.

3 area schools have school-based mental health teams

Districts, Dane County collaborate on program focused on younger students

New teams of mental health professionals are helping students and families in a creative program based in area schools, according to a release.

Beloit walks to stop violence

Volunteers to accompany students on routes home after school

The Beloit community is putting its best foot forward with the start of a new initiative to protect the city's youth.

Consumer Reports: High-fee college bank cards

As college students head off to school, they have to figure out how to set up their banking and receive their financial aid. Campus-sponsored bank accounts and prepaid cards may seem an easy and convenient choice. They often also serve as student IDs.

Phone scam targets parents, grandparents of UW students

UWPD: Callers demand money to bail student out of jail

Parents and grandparents of University of Wisconsin-Madison students have become the most recent targets of a phone scam, according to a release from the UW Police Department.

Free lunches in Janesville cut expenses for families

5 of 20 Janesville schools qualify for Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids program

Parents with students in Beloit and select schools in Janesville will have one less expense to worry about when it comes to back-to-school shopping.