State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Assembly votes to approve mandatory civics curriculum

Following backlash against another bill banning critical race theory in schools, Republicans support civics requirement in classrooms

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin abortion laws to be under the microscope in 2022 gubernatorial election

'For pro-choice advocates, this is the most danger Roe has been in [in] 30 years,' UW political science expert says

State of Wisconsin

Bill would allow use of Open Enrollment, School Choice programs to avoid school COVID-19 mandates

UW political science professor says the bill could undermine the programs meant for impoverished

Column

Critical Race Theory opponents twist meaning for political gain, discussions on race, diversity belong in classrooms

Classrooms ideal places for discussions about race, offer students chances to share perspectives outside social media

Column

Politicized 2021-23 Wisconsin state budget provides tax breaks for the wealthy

Budget uses recent $4.4 billion surplus for tax relief, leaves out investments in healthcare, education

Science News

Evers, businesses in conflict over employee COVID-19 information release

'It is much unusual to see the government being on the side of defending the release of information,' UW professor emeritus says

UW-Madison Campus

Van Hise to undergo ‘urgent repairs’ after concrete falls from third floor

'I think it’s a very prudent thing that we eliminate the risk of panels falling and again the engineers in their review expressed concern about that potential,' UW Vice Chancellor says

State of Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers’ $91B budget proposal addresses education, justice reform, climate change

'We must be unafraid to agree, unwilling to wait, and unabashed about the work we have before us,' Evers says

State of Wisconsin

Gov. Evers signs executive order, advises Wisconsin residents to stay home as cases continue to rise

Cases increase on UW campus as well, dorms perform required testing

State of Wisconsin

Evers announces public health emergency due to campus outbreaks, extends statewide mask mandate

The state of emergency is set to last for 60 days

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