‘Our children deserve to be found’: Federal report examines Native lives, cultures lost at Indian boarding schools

At least 500 Native American children died while being forced to attend federal Indian boarding schools between the years 1819 and 1969, according to a report released Wednesday by the US Department of the Interior. Eleven of those schools were located in Wisconsin. At an emotional press conference on Wednesday, US Secretary of the Interior … Read more

Facing declining enrollment and stagnant revenue, some Wisconsin schools are cutting staff

Staring at stagnant revenue and declining enrollment, many Wisconsin school districts are reducing their number of teaching and support staff positions. These steps are leading, in some cases, to larger class sizes and the loss of some programs. Jon Bales, executive director of the Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators, said districts with fewer budgetary … Read more