Janesville School Board members were asked Tuesday to come up with a list of principles to guide the referendum planning process.
The LIFE program at UW-Whitewater is providing a college experience for students with intellectual disabilities. At the end of the two-year program, they'll have a certificate, and if all goes well, a job.
UW-Whitewater is trying to navigate budget cuts and expected layoffs, largely driven by declining enrollment. But it's not the only UW System campus dealing with that issue. How did it get here?
The Whitewater School Board and its consulting firm have changed the location of a Feb. 18 open forum on the search for a new district administrator.
A new schedule will make it easier for Janesville high school students to take college courses and pursue internships, the principals at Craig and Parker high schools say.
After The Gazette notified UW-Whitewater this week about a pending story on the still unfulfilled records request and sought comment, the public records custodian sent the documents late Tuesday.
The Whitewater School Board and a consulting firm will host an open forum Feb. 18 to hear what the community wants in its next district administrator.
Gov. Tony Evers signed two bills into law Tuesday and fielded questions on a number of topics during a visit to Milton High School. Mental health issues and treatment were top concerns for students.
Officials at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shared some examples of how the university can save millions as it faces declining enrollment.
Val Crofts has taught social studies and history to Milton High School students for the last 18 years. He recently was named the state's Outstanding Teacher of American History by the Wisconsin Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
UW-Whitewater’s chancellor and his cabinet addressed a packed, anxious room Wednesday about how the university will deal with an $11 million budget deficit across the next two years.
The Janesville School Board learned Tuesday about a successful program to combat absenteeism at Jackson Elementary School.
You could say it’s been a rough couple of years for Catholic schools in Janesville. But you also could say that it’s been a great couple of years for Catholic schools in Janesville.
Local officials are on alert for the coronavirus, the illness that has killed more than 80 people so far in China.
Beverly Kopper was on paid leave for eight months last year with her chancellor’s salary before again being on paid leave this fall. Meanwhile, UW-Whitewater is planning for layoffs and budget cuts.
UW-Whitewater is planning to cut its budget by $12 million over the next two years and lay off some employees to compensate for a “drastic decline in enrollment,” the chancellor announced Thursday.
In an unusual move, the Janesville School District is allowing a principal to take paid leave while she pursues more education.
Shawn Lerch started his health care career in Blackhawk Technical College's physical therapy assistant program.
A communications professional advised the Janesville School Board on how to proceed with planning for a potential referendum.
Beloit College professor George Williams is the winner of the YWCA Rock County's 2020 Racial Justice Award. Saturday's award presentation at Blackhawk Technical College was canceled because of hazardous winter weather.
The state’s School District Boundary Appeal Board voted 6-1 Thursday to stop the Palmyra-Eagle Area School District from dissolving, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
Incumbents are running unopposed in five of six races for Whitewater City Council and school board seats, and the race for the sixth seat features a former school board member.
Shelley Gard, director of the library program at Luther Elementary School in Fort Atkinson, hosted 15 library media specialists from the Janesville School District last week. They wanted to learn how libraries can better engage students.
Despite the offer of pay for the first time, no challengers filed papers to contest three Janesville School Board incumbents in the April election.
Parker High School art teacher Sam Van Galder and former student Ethan Frank collaborated on a alphabet book.
Superintendent Dennis Pauli said referendum construction has moved more quickly, thanks to a little help from Mother Nature.
Neal Boys, an earth science teacher at Parker High School, will join a handful of other teachers and a scientist to do research in astronomy.
Blackhawk Technical College improved on funding markers set by the state.
UW-Whitewater’s head of veterans and military services is on paid leave following accusations of intimidating a student—a claim that documents show he strongly denies and instead asserts was racist.
Physical education classes for kindergartners involve movement and controlled fun.
The Milton School District in the first six months of 2019 racked up more legal fees than it did in some entire years.
The Elkhorn Area School Board approved two referendum questions Monday that will ask voters for money to buy the St. Patrick School building and keep up with district operational expenses.
The Janesville School Board voted to hire a consultant to help them with referendum planning, but not without dissent and not without members making it clear they weren’t sure whether they would ultimately support a referendum.
The Clinton School District is considering downsizing from three school buildings to two in an updated plan based on voters' rejection of the spring facilities referendum.
Extra compensation for Milton School District staff now will be included in the staffing report for the Milton School Board. That was among the revised policies the board approved Monday.
Rock County Christian School is committed to faith, family and academics.
At a meeting Tuesday, the Janesville School Board will consider hiring the Donovan Group, a consulting firm specializing in "school communications."
UW-Whitewater at Rock County has renewed its commitment to serve engineering students.
After learning half of all students working toward an undergraduate degree feel some type of anxiety in the classroom or as part of their academic experiences, UW System leaders said they realized action was needed.
No injuries were reported Thursday morning after a Beloit Turner School District bus ran over a student's bike near the Turner High School parking lot, police said.
Edgerton Police Chief Robert Kowalski and Edgerton School District Superintendent Dennis Pauli said the ordinance will allow the police department and schools to combat bullying together.
Last week, Blackhawk Technical College and its donors celebrated the opening of a $650,000, 3,200-square-foot ag lab at its Monroe campus.
When Kelly Alicea was in the Marine Corps reserves, she didn’t always recognize the instances of sexism she experienced. But since then she said her learning has deepened and she has found her voice.
The School District of Janesville is accepting intradistrict transfer requests until Dec. 16 for the 2020-21 school year.
In the spring, Blackhawk Technical College is breaking ground on a new emergency vehicle operators course—but the college has a bolder vision for the land it acquired for the course.