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1:00 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Task Force to Begin Tackling Wisconsin's Racial Achievement Gap

A national foundation ranked Wisconsin dead last in educational disparities between white children and black children.
Credit Fuse

On Wednesday, a committee of educators will meet in Madison to begin looking for ways to close achievement gaps.

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Education
8:37 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Wisconsin Schools: Test Scores Up, Racial Gaps Persist, Voucher Schools Gain

Statewide, test scores have improved over five years, by 1.8% in math and 1.1% in reading.

According to test scores released by the Department of Public Instruction, Wisconsin students overall have improved in math and reading.

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Economy & Business
1:00 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Milwaukee Group: Public School Gyms in Worse Shape than Bradley Center

Community leaders are conducting ongoing discussions about the future of the Bradley Center.

While reports percolate about Herb Kohl possibly selling the Milwaukee Bucks and putting proceeds toward a new basketball arena, a local group is taking a stand.

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Arts & Culture
5:39 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Milwaukee Art Museum Will Expand

Milwaukee Art Museum Expansion Plans
Milwaukee Art Museum

The lakefront museum plans to add 17,000 square feet and a new entrance, to the east. Construction should begin in fall and take one year.

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Education
4:29 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Post Ranking: Top 3 Most Challenging High Schools in Wisconsin

Eastbrook Academy is a small voucher school on Milwaukee's north side.
Credit Eastbrook Academy

The Washington Post has ranked what it considers the top high schools in the country when it comes to challenging their students.

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