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December 11, 2013
Walker to sign bill increasing high school credits
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker plans to sign a bill that would increase requirements for high school math and science classes students would have to take for graduation. Walker was scheduled to sign the measure Wednesday in Madison. The bill would increase the math and...
December 11, 2013 - 9:33am
December 3, 2013
Mother takes on Central Wisconsin school district over alleged bullying
The mother of an autistic 5 year old boy has started a petition drive against a central Wisconsin school district after pulling him out of kindergarten because of alleged bullying. Lauren Barrett says her concerns started when autistic 5-year-old Christopher broke his arm on the...
December 3, 2013 - 9:01am
Cathedral School First quarter honor roll Gold Gretchen Austreng, Emma Blomfelt, Evaline Britton, Riley Calborn-King, Austin Engelhardt, Hannah Hackenbrock, Chloe Hofman, Jillian Hughes, Gemma Lehto, Sean McCoshen, Madelynne Shovein, T.J.
December 3, 2013 - 7:00am
December 2, 2013
UW lost 1,182 faculty in 2011-13
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A new report shows the University of Wisconsin System lost 1,182 faculty members during the 2011-13 biennium. The report complied for the Board of Regents' business committee says 657 faculty members retired during that span. All of them were tenured faculty....
December 2, 2013 - 2:02pm
Longtime UW-Stout chancellor to retire
MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) -- The longest serving chancellor in the history of the University of Wisconsin-Stout plans to retire. Charles W. Sorensen served as chancellor for 26 years and plans to leave Aug. 15, 2014. The UW System Board of Regents will launch a national search for his...
December 2, 2013 - 11:06am
November 19, 2013
Lower poverty rate nets higher taxes
At its Nov. 12 meeting, the Superior School Board revised its 2013-14 budget to reflect a higher increase to the tax levy. The Board had planned for a 1.90 percent increase, but a loss of funding forced the district to revise its figures for a 3.58 percent increase instead. Jack...
November 19, 2013 - 7:00am
November 14, 2013
Assembly to vote on increasing credit requirements
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Requirements for high school math and science classes would increase under a measure slated to pass the state Assembly. The proposal cleared the Senate earlier this week and will head to Gov. Scott Walker once it passes the Assembly on Thursday as expected. It...
November 14, 2013 - 8:40am
November 12, 2013
Last chance for current GED exams closes Dec. 13
There's just over a month left for students to complete their GED using the current version of the exam. If they don't, their scores will be cleared and they'll have to start over. The deadline for Wisconsin residents pursuing a GED -- the equivalent of a high school diploma -- using...
November 12, 2013 - 11:16am
November 8, 2013
UW 'flexible' degree program to take applications soon
A University of Wisconsin program directed at non-traditional adult students will begin accepting applications in a few weeks. The UW Flexible Option program allows people to earn a degree or certificate at their own pace by demonstrating what they know. That knowledge may have come...
November 8, 2013 - 9:26am
State action lowers tax levy increase
On Monday, the Superior School Board approved its final budget for the 2013-14 school year. The Board gave unanimous support to the budget, which includes a smaller tax increase than last year. The Superior school district had anticipated a tax levy increase on par with last year's...
November 8, 2013 - 7:00am
A few dozen stones have been blazing a trail of thanks at Superior High School this month. "I received one in my mailbox!" wrote world literature...
November 8, 2013 - 7:00am
November 7, 2013
Dictionary of American Regional English is getting updated
The Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) is getting updated, and University of Wisconsin researchers are curious about how the language has changed since data was first collected. DARE was only recently finished - the words were collected in from 1,000 communities around...
November 7, 2013 - 8:58am
November 5, 2013
UWS enrollment drop fuels marketing push
The University of Wisconsin-Superior is seeing a drop in its student enrollment, the lowest numbers in five years. But with a new marketing campaign they expect things to turn around. UWS had a head count of 2,722 students last year and it dropped 42 students this year. Admissions...
November 5, 2013 - 7:00am
November 4, 2013
Jauch and Bewley announce nearly $1 million in aid to be distributed to 11 Northern Wisconsin schools
Eleven Northwestern Wisconsin school districts will receive $1 million in National Forest Income funding in February thanks to a bipartisan effort to secure the funding in the last state budget. Senator Bob Jauch, D-Poplar and Representative Janet Bewley,D-Ashland, announced the funding...
November 4, 2013 - 12:37pm
Proposal would require safety belts in school buses
A legislator from the only school district in the state to have school bus seat belts wants to make it state law. Janesville state Sen. Tim Cullen (D) is proposing a bill that would require all new school buses be equipped with lap and shoulder belts. Existing buses would not need...
November 4, 2013 - 10:27am