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Lou The Rabbit: The Best Classmate I’ve Ever Had

There’s a very special pair of classmates at Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, or MG21. It’s junior Tierra Byrd ...

Waadookodaading: The Ojibwe Language Immersion School

The Ojibwe language was nearly lost due to forced assimilation through federally-run boarding schools and policies. Today, communities around the ...

Readers Rejoice, A Storylord Comes!

Many Wisconsin students grew up watching "Storylords" in the 1980s and 1990s. They’re part of an enthusiastic fan base who ...

Death in the Afternoon

Kevin noticed her first.  “She’s cold, Mrs. Pils, and she’s not moving.”  Michael confirmed the news, “Her eyes stay closed ...

Back To School

It was September and the Education building’s large auditorium wasn’t air conditioned on one of the end of summer’s sultry ...

A Story Of Educational Innovation In A Door

The Wilson Place Mansion front door was crafted at the turn of the twentieth century as a gift for philanthropist, ...

The Wisconsin Idea In A Grandfather’s Life

Education gave Jeff Snowbarger’s farm boy grandfather the world. It also taught him how to navigate through despair. My grandfather was ...

Literacy In Wisconsin: Liberian Refugee Miss Elizabeth Finds New Life In Milwaukee

Miss Elizabeth came to Milwaukee from Liberia in 2007. She knew no English. She’d never really even gone to school. ...

Native American Artist Draws Attention To Mascot Controversy

"My name is Bedobin, my clan is Bear and I am artist Rory Erler Wakemup."  Art is a process for ...

Wonder And Terror On The First Day Of School

The first time I experienced wonder was on my first day in kindergarten. That crisp, September morning, my mom took ...

Planting The Future

Seventy years ago, an innovative program to reforest the Great Lakes and teach natural resources management took root in Eagle ...

Electa Quinney

Schools are important social institutions but they only came into existence in early Wisconsin once a critical mass of parents ...

Graduation: UW Odyssey Project

It's graduation time for students across Wisconsin. For some, it's the end of a long road for others, a door ...