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Racine Unified, Renaissance Agree on Busing

Students who attend the Renaissance School in Pleasant Prairie will continue to get bused to the Mount Pleasant campus under an agreement hammered out late last week. Racine Unified spokesperson Stacy Tapp confirmed for Racine County Eye that the district will continue transport 44 fourth and fifth grade students to the Renaissance School on Taylor […]

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Renaissance Busing Dispute Could be Headed to Court

A busing dispute between the Racine Unified School District and Renaissance School could be headed to court. At issue is the district’s decision to end bus service at the end of the month for 44 Renaissance students because they are then transported to the school’s Kenosha campus, a story in The Journal Time reads. Specifically, […]

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Former Racine Unified Super: Public Schools Outperform Private

  Public schools are working, and in most cases, better than their private counterparts, according to an op-ed from former Racine Unified Superintendent James Shaw. The piece appeared in The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel last week. Shaw writes that conducting a straight comparison of public and private schools is like comparing apples to oranges because of the […]

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Trinity Lutheran School To Accept Choice Students Next Year

Trinity Lutheran School, 7900 Nicholson Rd., will become a choice school starting in the 2014-15 school year. But the change to the school’s transportation schedule will cost the Racine Unified School District $50,000, saidĀ Patrick Starken, transportation supervisor for the Racine Unified School District. Officials from Trinity requested to change the start time for the 2014-15 […]

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