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Schools

News and information from Patch and your neighbors about schools in your towns.
Fields of Many Dreams Project Becoming a Reality

Fields of Many Dreams Project Becoming a Reality

Artificial turf will be installed at all three high schools this summer. Fundraising had been in the works since 2010.
$22M Carroll University Expansion Going Before City Board

$22M Carroll University Expansion Going Before City Board

New science building planned to open in fall 2016.
Waukesha Math Proficiency Increases, Reading Proficiency Decreases in State Assessment

Waukesha Math Proficiency Increases, Reading Proficiency Decreases in State Assessment

How do Waukesha schools compare to the state average and to each other?
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

A big change is underway in the world of American education.
5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

A new study reveals that sexual violence among young Americans is a serious problem.
Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

One private company estimates it will be monitoring students’ tweets in over 3,000 schools by year’s end.
Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Student loan debt likely will force today's college grads to work longer.
Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Regular inspection of your child’s texts, Facebook and Twitter may not show whether they’re involved in cyberbullying.
Kids and Sleep: The Schedule Doesn’t Add Up

Kids and Sleep: The Schedule Doesn’t Add Up

To do everything you’re supposed to do, you’d need a time machine.
Dan Warren Resigning From Waukesha School District

Dan Warren Resigning From Waukesha School District

Long-time school board president moving to Florida in 2014.
2 Inducted Into Waukesha North Wall of Stars

2 Inducted Into Waukesha North Wall of Stars

Waukesha North High School honors Dr. Tara Dall and Lee Brisk.