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It’s Never Too Late Get a High School Diploma

Carlton Waid has gone by many titles - veteran, dad, grandfather. But on August 23, 2017, he added another title, graduate of Racine Horlick High Scho...
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Keeping Kids Safe on School Buses - #Brake4Buses

Many students across Wisconsin start their day by boarding school buses. It’s an important service that many families rely on to get kids safely to sc...
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Letters About Literature

The Library of Congress invites students in grades 4 - 12 from all Wisconsin public, private, and charter schools to enter the 25th Annual Letters abo...
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Houlton Gets Green and Healthy Ribbon

At Houlton Elementary School in the Hudson School District, passion and purpose drive sustainability efforts. Houlton received a U.S. Department of Ed...
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2017 Historically Black Colleges and University Tour

Over the past summer, students in the Wisconsin Educational Opportunity Program (WEOP) got to experience college firsthand through the Historically Bl...
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Read It or Leave It

For educators, time is precious. We know how important it is to keep up with professional reading, but with the wide array of professional journals an...
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2018 Adolescent Health Symposium

UW Oshkosh and UW-La Crosse invite you to attend the annual professional development and networking opportunity. The 2018 Adolescent Health Symposium...
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Washburn School District Awarded Green Ribbon for Sustainability Efforts

When high school teacher Greta Kochevar agreed to be the Green & Healthy Schools coordinator, she had no idea where it would lead. She was tasked...

Little Chute Career Pathways Academy

When you ask Janelle Fisher, Little Chute High School student and SkillsUSA Wisconsin District 3 Vice President, to reflect on her experience in man...

Wisconsin Writes - Student Edition

When asked to share part of her writing process, fourth grade Wisconsin student, Aster Anderson focused on her love for animals. She also kept her aud...