Wisconsin Education News

January 18, 2021

The Wisconsin Education News is a daily update of education news and events that are taking place around Wisconsin. 


Parents prepare students for in-person learning

The Appleton Area School District is transitioning back to in person learning.

Jefferson, RVC to allow limited spectators

JEFFERSON — Following a series of meetings between Rock Valley Conference principals, administrators and athletic directors, conference officials have relaxed the rules for upcoming sports seasons to allow a limited number of spectators.

Kittel retiring as Brillion HS principal

BRILLION - Brillion High School principal Peter Kittel is retiring from his role at the end of this school year.

EC School Board votes to allow open enrollment at Memorial High School

EAU CLAIRE (WQOW) - The Eau Claire School Board voted Monday night, to close several sites to open-enrolled students for the 2021-22 school year.

Parents voice concerns regarding closing of middle school in Rosendale-Brandon School District

BRANDON, Wis. (WBAY) - Some parents in Brandon spoke out Monday night against a proposal that would close a middle school.

Wausau School Board approves new referendum questions, will appear on April 6 ballot

WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) -- After a failed referendum in the fall, the Wausau School Board approved two new referendum questions for the Spring Election.

School district: EC school employees to be offered vaccine in Phase 1B

EAU CLAIRE — Employees of the Eau Claire school district are on track to be offered the COVID-19 vaccine in the coming weeks.

Manitowoc School Board approves referendum for April election

MANITOWOC, Wis. (WFRV) The Manitowoc Public School District Board of Education has voted to add a referendum to the April 6 election ballot.

Students in West Salem middle, high schools to return to in-person learning

WEST SALEM, Wis. (WKBT) – All students in the School District of West Salem will be going back to in-person learning soon.

Holmen School District salutes education assistants, other staffers for specialized service

HOLMEN, Wis. (WKBT) — As the Jan. 25 return to in-person learning for Holmen School District elementary students approaches, district officials are expressing appreciation for education assistants and other staffers who made Holmen Care and Specialized Services possible during virtual learning.

Wrightstown's FFA Chapter continuing to make a positive impact even in pandemic

GREEN BAY (NBC 26) — Despite the pandemic, area Future Farmers of America Chapters (FFA) continue to make a positive difference in students’ lives.