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The share of Wisconsin high school students deemed to be college-ready has declined since the 2014-2015 school year, according to a new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum. The data also show significant gaps in college-readiness based on race and economic status.
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Search and rescue operations across the country are powered by volunteers, but the level of regulation governing them varies a lot across states. WisContext associate editor Will Cushman discusses how the system works in Wisconsin.
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The Solar on Schools program is asking K-12 schools in Wisconsin to consider installing solar panels as part of their energy mix.
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Wisconsin health officials confirmed they are investigating possible cases of the novel coronavirus in different locations around the state.
As climate change increases the likelihood of more extreme storms and subsequent floods in coming years, what is the state doing about the potential risks to dams? What does the situation look like at a more local level?
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Better Together is a program working to improve the mental health of youth in La Crosse County by educating the community about the impacts of trauma.
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Two rural Northwoods school districts will share a chemistry teacher, and they say the blended online learning program could be a model for districts across the state.
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PFAS "forever chemicals" have become a fixture of public attention and policymakers are taking steps to address their use. UW-Madison civil and environmental engineering professor Christy Remucal discusses what is known about PFAS and the risks associated with them.
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The only time Holmen High School junior Gracie Kromke is exposed to the stereotypical bad lunch — rubber-roni, slapping food on plates — is when she hears stories about them.
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More people are being locked up in Wisconsin, and the increase in inmates in county jails and state prisons is costing taxpayers and straining capacity of corrections facilities in some places.