The adoption of a new Waunakee Community School District logo has started the process of eliminating Native American imagery from the school’s branding. The use
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Children are still battling emotional and academic problems created during virtual learning By Sophie Friedberg
At 8 a.m. on a weekday morning in 2020, third graders began their school day at Orchard Ridge Elementary School. The only catch? They were
School Board will reopen superintendent search in May
Madison Metropolitan School District Board of Education President Gloria Reyes announced Tuesday that the board will reopen the Madison schools superintendent search next month. The decision was made in a closed board meeting Monday night.
“Our intent is to see if there are any candidates we feel will be a good fit for us,” Reyes said in an online media briefing.
School Board Candidate Christina Gomez Schmidt: police in schools can de-esclate conflict
When it comes to one hot-button issue in the Madison School Board race, Christina Gomez Schmidt is in favor of maintaining the status quo.
“I support the SRO’s in our schools,” Gomez Schmidt said, referring to school resource officers, the Madison police officers whose contract has been controversial over the past several years. “I see their role as to build relationships with students and staff so that they can de-escalate conflict.”
School Board Candidate Maia Pearson undecided on police in schools; would like more counselors & support staff
For Maia Pearson, the link between strong schools and healthy communities is clear.
“The safest neighborhoods are not the neighborhoods with the most police. The safest neighborhoods are those with the best schools,” Maia Pearson said.
Ali Muldrow is running for School Board Seat 4.
David Blaska is running for School Board Seat 4.
Laila Borokhim is running for School Board Seat 4.
Albert Bryan is running for School Board Seat 4.
Kaleem Caire is running for School Board Seat 3.