An allocation of $76 million in the budget means a long-debated jail project will proceed along West Dotty Street. Education
Madison public schools expanded a program that serves LGTBQ youth and their educators, Welcoming Schools. State high school ACT scores remained steady in the past year, according to a report. Student loan debt was in the news this week after state Democratic lawmakers criticized the legislature for not doing enough to reduce debt. Meanwhile, people raised in Madison detailed just how much student debt they took on to reach their career goals. Development
A new Goodwill thrift store opened in a former Kohl’s on the Northside, part of a push to expand the brand around South-Central Wisconsin. Centro Hispano, a South-Park-Street group serving the Latino population, will be renovated for free through a program that helps non-profits.