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.
We asked local kids what they were thankful for this Thanksgiving.
The school district hired Rich Dahman as its interim superintendent in July. He will now serve as superintendent until June 30, 2021.
Milton school officials missed an opportunity for education and prevention by refusing to use the word "swastika" when talking about a Sept. 30 incident, an Anti-Defamation League spokesman said.
Maintenance needs might result in a referendum in the Janesville School District.
Leaders of a Janesville scholarship fund continue to try to grow ethnic and cultural diversity in the Janesville School District's teaching ranks.
The changes have a large focus on science, technology, engineering and math, but new courses in global issues and math are also among the 13 new courses to be offered next school year.
Karen Fisher of UW-Whitewater’s Center for Students with Disabilities remembers having about five students on the autism spectrum on her caseload 15 years ago. More recently, that number is about 100.
Memorial services will be held today in Milwaukee for a UW-Whitewater student who recently died.
Despite joining the district in the middle of a referendum, Tycian Hanson's transition to his new role has been "seamless", District Administrator Jerry Roth said.
Breathe in, exhale. Breathe in, exhale. Reset. Students at Van Buren Elementary School are learning how to self-regulate through mindfulness exercises at school.
The Janesville School District unveiled its data dashboard with information on goals and achievement at a meeting Tuesday.
On Tuesday, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released the annual school report cards.
Multiple classrooms and faculty have been relocated as construction continues, but the changes feel natural, employees say.
The school board has not begun searching for outside candidates to fill the superintendent position, board President Joe Martin said.
The results for Rock County's Youth Risk Survey show stark differences in the rates of depression and anxiety for boys and girls.
Kindergartners get two 30 minute sessions a week of music. They learn a surprising amount in that short time.
Whitewater Unified School District officials are clear in saying they do not want the Palmyra-Eagle district to dissolve, and yet they must prepare for that possibility despite their concerns.
Another round of snow is coming, and the Janesville School District wants to remind parents of its snow closing policies.
Kari Klebba, former executive director of the Milton Historical Society, will begin her new school district job Nov. 25.