Wisconsin’s PBS stations to begin at-home learning broadcasts

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin’s Public Broadcasting Service stations announced in a news release Thursday that they would be broadcasting a new schedule that would support at-home learning for students out of school because of COVID-19.

In partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction beginning Monday PBS Wisconsin and Milwaukee PBS will dedicate specific blocks of airtime for pre-K through 12 grade educational programming.

The programs will cover subjects including math, science, English, social studies and language arts that connect to the state’s academic standards.

According to the release, the programs will also be available to stream online along with corresponding free digital content to support parents and teachers navigating the new learning landscape.

PBS Wisconsin will dedicate weekdays from 5 a.m.-5 p.m. and Milwaukee PBS will dedicate 7 a.m.-5 p.m. to the new educational programming schedule.