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‘It’s Not The Way It Was Supposed To Be’: Graduating High School During A Pandemic

Many of Wisconsin’s high school seniors have now graduated, capping off one of the strangest ends to a school year ...

‘I Think About My Friends Every Day’: Third Graders Wrap Up School Year From Home During Pandemic

School is ending for many Wisconsin students this week. In an extraordinary year, many had to adjust to online learning. ...

‘You Are Stardust:’ A Mother’s Lesson From Rib Mountain

Author Jill Sisson Quinn likes spending time at Rib Mountain State Park outside Wausau.  She recently took a hike there ...

Wisconsin 101: Door County Bookmobile

Bookmobiles have long dotted Wisconsin’s roadways and parking lots. The state has a long history of bringing books and movies ...

Classroom Frequency: Student Voices From Wisconsin

When I took on the role as host and producer of "Wisconsin Life" on Wisconsin Public Radio, I wanted to ...

My Brother, Thomas: By Cierra Riederer

Earlier this year, “Wisconsin Life” started working with students at Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, or MG21. The goal ...

High School Musicians Talk Differences, Shared Love Of Music

There are two students at Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, or MG21, that are really talented. They’re both seniors ...

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. ...