Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday called for spending nearly $2 billion more on public K-12 schools, a plan released nine weeks before the election that is designed to allow school spending to increase without resulting in higher property taxes.
As the school year begins the city of Monona gets an influx of traffic. Although Monona is smaller than the city of Madison, it still receives about the same amount of traffic. The two cities will be teaming up to do more traffic enforcement.
Sun Prairie West High School held its grand opening earlier today alongside two other schools in the district. The school will welcome 13-hundred students and more than a hundred staff when they start next month. Many families came together to see the three story building today.
As the first day of school approaches for many south-central Wisconsin students, a UW Health psychologist has some advice to help make the transition a smooth one. Shilagh Mirgain recommends parents focus on what she calls the “three A’s”: attention, achievement, and acknowledgment.
Madison Metropolitan School District Superintendent Dr. Carlton Jenkins talked in depth on a number of topics ahead of the school year, including staffing concerns and transparency questions from families.