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July 14, 2015

Wisconsin Students with Disabilities Have New Voucher Option

The Wisconsin special needs vouchers will be for students with disabilities who were denied an opportunity to transfer to another district under the state's open-enrollment policy.

July 14, 2015

Wis. School Vouchers for Students With Special Needs Survive Early Challenges

Wisconsin students with disabilities who have been denied open enrollment into other school districts are now eligible for $12,000 that they can use to enroll in a private school.

July 13, 2015

Wisconsin Special Needs Vouchers Survive Controversial Start, Opposition

Wisconsin special education students who have been denied open enrollment into other school districts are now eligible for $12,000 private school voucher.

July 13, 2015

Gov. Walker Enters Presidential Race Claiming He 'Improved Education' in Wisc.

As far as education is concerned, Walker is perhaps most prominent for his successful push to strip collective bargaining rights for teachers and other public employees in 2011.

July 01, 2015

Will Wisc. Lawmakers Let Home-School Students Play District Sports?

A measure in Wisconsin's proposed K-12 budget would allow home-school students to play sports on public school teams.

June 10, 2015

Reading, Common Core, and Choice: Dissecting Gov. Walker's Education C.V.

Gov. Scott Walker was keen to tout his K-12 record in Wisconsin in a recent Iowa newspaper. But what are the facts, and how does the Badger State stack up to the nation?

May 31, 2015

Curmudgucation Digest (May 31)

Charters, data, oxymorons, writing, Wisconsin suckage, sad cybers, and more kerfluffling in New Jersey.

May 29, 2015

Tribal District Grad Rate Soars After Hiring More Native Teachers

A Wisconsin district has increased its percentage of Native teachers and is seeing improved outcomes for students.

May 22, 2015

Wisconsin Budget Recommendations Include Citizenship Test

Wisconsin lawmakers include a citizenship-test requirement for high school students in budget recommendations from their joint finance committee.

May 21, 2015

Failing Schools Eligible for Charter and Private Takeover Under Wisconsin Plan

The Republican-backed bill heads to the full legislature next week and will be up for debate in June.

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