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Wis. Paid $139 Million to Failed Voucher Schools

Posted: 10/12/2014 - Wisconsin taxpayers have paid about $139 million to private schools that ended up being barred from the state's voucher system for failing to meet requirements since 2004.

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UWSP Student, Instructor Teaming up on Safety App

Updated: 09/19/2014 - Two members of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point community are developing a safety app that allows students to track the location of friends when they go out on the town.

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MSTC to Offer GED Prep Classes at Stevens Point Campus

Posted: 09/15/2014 - Mid-State Technical College will begin offering GED preparation classes Mondays –Thursdays from September 29 through November 13 at its Stevens Point campus. The 11:00 a.m. to noon session will be held in Room 413.

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College Savings on the Rise as Plans Average $20K

Posted: 09/09/2014 - The good news is that Americans are saving more than ever for college. The bad news is that the average amount still isn't enough to cover one year at a four-year public university.

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Walker, Burke Have Clear Contrasts On Education

Posted: 09/07/2014 - Some of the starkest differences between Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke are on hot-button education policies like expanding private school vouchers and implementing the Common Core academic standards.

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Gov. Walker, Mary Burke Disagree On Future of School Voucher Program

Updated: 09/06/2014 - November elections are right around the corner. As we draw closer to casting that ballot, Governor Scott Walker and gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke are speaking out on a variety of hot button issues including the state's school voucher program.

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Returning Students Move In at UWSP

Updated: 08/31/2014 - Back to school is less than two days away, but some UW-Stevens Point students are already getting into the swing of things moving back into the residence halls on Sunday.

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Louisiana Gov. Suing Feds over Common Core

Posted: 08/27/2014 - Louisiana's Republican governor is planning to file a lawsuit against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally using federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.

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Doctors Say School Day Should Start Later

Posted: 08/25/2014 - U.S. high schools and middle schools should start classes later in the morning to allow kids some much-needed sleep, a leading group of pediatricians is urging.

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Report: Cost to Raise a Child Tops $245,000

Posted: 08/18/2014 - A federal report finds that an American child born last year will cost a middle-income family an average of more than $245,000 until he or she becomes an adult.

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Tragedy Sparks Discussion About Teen Driving

Updated: 08/14/2014 - Friday's deadly crash along Highway 52 in Marathon County is sparking conversation between parents and their young drivers about safety on the roadways.

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Donations Needed for "Stuff the Bus" Event

Updated: 08/04/2014 - While you're out doing your back to school shopping, don't forget to pick up a few extra pencils and notebooks for some kids in need. The Annual Stuff the Bus event will be held Thursday, Aug. 7th at Veteran's Memorial Park.

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