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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 inCommunityLetter 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 LensUptown 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 LensUptown 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 […]