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RUSD COVID-19 School-Based Testing Program

Racine Unified School District is participating in a federally funded COVID-19 testing program. The program is available for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. The implementation of this program will add additional protection for students, staff, and families. By identifying cases early and preventing the spread of COVID-19 the program will make Racine Unified Schools […]

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Over 1,000 Racine County students’ families haven’t received food assistance payments, here’s why

Some families in Wisconsin may miss out on COVID-19 related food assistance payments, called P-EBT, dollars if they don’t apply for the benefit by October 8. To date, Wisconsin has provided $211 million to families of 291,000 children for the 2020-21 school year and $157 million to families of over 417,000 children for summer benefits, […]

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TutorMe Donates $100,000 in Tutoring Services to Racine Unified School District

TutorMe, the online tutoring solution of the future, announced today that after a nationwide call for applicants, the team selected Racine Unified School District (RUSD) in Wisconsin to receive $100,000 worth of tutoring services. This donation provides the students of Racine Unified free 24/7 access to live tutors in more than 300 subjects to support […]

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City, RUSD, and AMI Health Partner to Bring Vaccine Clinics to School Events

RACINE– Today, Mayor Cory Mason and RUSD Superintendent Dr. Eric Gallien announced a partnership to help provide more equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine for students and families at upcoming school events with the support of AMI Health and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS). AMI Health, which currently operates the vaccine clinic at […]

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Will Racine Unified require wear face masks this fall? Possibly

RACINE – As the number of COVID-19 cases has increased, health officials want the Racine Unified School District Board of Education to require staff and students to wear face masks. The current re-entry plan allows students and staff the option to wear a mask, but that policy may change as the district considers new data and recommendations. “We hope […]

Racine Unified School District ESSER Funding Meeting

The Racine Unified School District (RUSD) is applying for federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding to support recovery from impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic and we are asking for your input on how best to utilize these funds to meet the needs of our RUSD students and families. We have truly […]