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Wisconsin Education News
December 18, 2013
Final Lincoln School sale documents signed (Shawano Leader © 12/18/2013)
The sale of the former Lincoln Elementary School closes Wednesday. The Shawano School Board approved final sale documents Monday night.
Prescott community surveys results underway (Pierce County Herald © 12/18/2013)
PRESCOTT--This past spring, the Prescott School Board approved conducting a representative community survey to measure the level of support for some possible solutions to the district space needs.
School board introduces referendum (WKBT TV © 12/18/2013)
LA CROSSE, WI (WKBT) - For the third time in the last decade, the La Crosse School District is considering asking voters for more money.
Scott Walker signals he will sign school mascot bill (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel © 12/18/2013)
Maple Bluff — Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday that school districts should drop Indian team names and mascots on their own and questioned whether the state should force them to do so, signaling that he will sign a bill this week making it harder for state officials to end the practice.
Board OKs Endeavor Charter School (Watertown Daily Times (Wisc) © 12/18/2013)
Neenah, Menasha schools named to AP honor roll (Post Crescent © 12/18/2013)
The College Board named the Appleton Area School District, Menasha Joint School District and Neenah Joint School District to the fourth annual AP District Honor Roll.
Students Get Unique Education in Your Town Weston (WSAW News Channel 7 © 12/18/2013)
Idea Charter School, which is part of the D.C. Everest School District is in its 3rd year running.
Teacher's battle inspires students to serve (Door County Advocate © 12/18/2013)
Inspired by a Sturgeon Bay elementary teacher’s breast cancer fight, a group of students decided to make blankets for cancer patients.
Elementary school boundaries remain in Neenah, for now (Post Crescent © 12/18/2013)
NEENAH — Elementary school boundaries won’t change until the end of February or the beginning of March, after the Neenah Board of Education delayed approving that aspect of the elementary planning proposal Tuesday.
Speaker Robin Vos says school funding, charters on 2014 agenda (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel © 12/18/2013)
A bill aimed at re-shaping Wisconsin charter school law and giving new institutions the power to authorize independent charter schools statewide will be taken up in early 2014 with other education-reform proposals, the speaker of the State Assembly said Tuesday.