Posted inCommunity, Employment, Finances, Government, Health, Health and Fitness, Home, Life, Non-Profits, Parenting, Police and fire, Schools

Racine County Community Resource Directory

The Racine County Eye has compiled a helpful Community Resource Directory to provide assistance when someone is in need of available resources. This directory contains resources such as emergency resources, abuse resources, advocacy support, consumer needs, education, employment help, food resources, financial assistance, healthcare, housing, parenting, mental health, transportation, and veteran services. Racine County is […]

Posted inSchools

The Impact of Internet Experience and Attitude on Student Preference for Blended Learning

Technology is crucial in the implementation of blended learning. Specifically, the internet is the main technology without which blended learning might be impossible. Before an institution of learning takes the path of blended learning, it should first ensure the right infrastructure is in place.  Students should also have the right gadgets and internet connections both […]

Posted inParenting

Juntos Workshops

Juntos provides Latino students and their parents/guardians with knowledge and skills to be successful in school and achieve academic success. Juntos is hosting different workshops. These workshops will focus on: Making Education a Family GoalEffective Communication at HomeFrom Middle School to High SchoolFrom High School to Higher EducationGraduation: Ready to Be a Successful Student Workshops […]

Posted inCommunity, Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Comparing PPP, ESSER in the Joint Finance Education Budget in Wisconsin

The leaders of the five largest school districts in Wisconsin have issued the following guest column in response to the recent action by the state legislature’s Joint Finance Committee: Recently, the Wisconsin legislature’s Joint Finance Committee approved a budget that was less than 10 percent of what Governor Tony Evers proposed in his executive budget. […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS

As semester ends in Wisconsin, COVID-19 fears shrink — while concerns of academic slide grow

By Peter Cameron For Wisconsin Watch One family reported driving to the community library parking lot, sitting there for hours each day so their children could use the wifi to do homework in the car. Another student reported having to do the same thing in the parking lot of the local McDonald’s. “I’m gaining weight,” […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Uptown Observer

Kenosha Unified School District moves to all-virtual instruction

UPDATE: This story has been updated as of 2:45 p.m. Wednesday to include comments from KUSD teachers, parents and board members. KENOSHA ⏤ The Kenosha Unified School District will switch to all-virtual learning beginning Nov. 30. The KUSD School Board voted 5-1 to approve the measure off a motion from board member Mary Modder. Board […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Uptown Observer

Kenosha Unified to continue in-person instruction

KENOSHA ⏤ The Kenosha Unified School District will remain open, sticking to its own return plan for the pandemic. The letter sent to families and teachers by KUSD officials explaining the district’s decision. Image Courtesy: Screenshot. In a letter to KUSD families this week obtained by the Observer, the district states that, while officials understand […]