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.
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.
A grant from the United Way Blackhawk Region will help pay for a literacy coach and a graduation coach for for local students
Jim Shaw, Whitewater’s new interim district administrator, spoke with The Gazette about his experiences as a school psychologist and someone who “failed at retirement” because he missed public education.
A UW-Whitewater at Rock County student who had a double lung transplant and advocated for organ donations died last week, the university announced Friday.
The winner of the 2001 Wisconsin Superintendent of the Year Award started work Tuesday as the Whitewater School District's interim district administrator for the 2019-20 school year, district officials said.
The district's school board hired Carey Bradley from the Wisconsin Department of Public Institution at its Monday meeting. Bradley is tentatively set to begin Nov. 11.
As knowledge of mental health issues grows, the University of Wisconsin System and UW-Whitewater are working to improve services and help those struggling.
The Evansville School District might not have done enough to prevent sexual harassment and misconduct in the past, Superintendent Jerry Roth admits. But he says new policies are being developed.
Districtwide construction approved in a facilities referendum last spring is tentatively set to begin at East Elementary School on Monday, Nov. 4.
The Janesville School Board unanimously approved a $40.76 million tax levy for 2019-20 on Tuesday, an 8.6% increase over last year’s $37.52 million levy.
Fannie Hicklin, UW-Whitewater’s first African American faculty member, died Friday at the age of 101.
School funding is complicated, but it's crucial that people understand what it means for their pocketbooks.
UW-Whitewater is exploring the idea of adding a daily commuter bus to and from the Milwaukee metro area, but the campus police chief said they are only gauging interest at this point.
Maddie Jarzen thrives on school sports, plays flute in the school band and was energized when she won a close election for student council president. But only a few months ago, those things seemed totally out of reach.
Elevate, a new program at Craig High School, pairs businesses with students for problem-solving and market development.
A Janesville School Board committee would like to see more consistency in cellphone use policies.
High school officials say the switch will benefit both teachers and students.
Every year, the Janesville Fire Department makes an effort provide educational programs to day cares and schools.