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Wisconsin School News

May 2020
Cover of the March issue of Wisconsin School News

The May 2020 issue of Wisconsin School News features stories about governance, equity and more, along with photos of schools continuing to pursue their mission during the pandemic.


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Feeding Bodies and Minds During a Pandemic — A Photo Story
District-Submitted Photos

Students of Character: A DRIVEN Story
Matt Nie, Burlington Area School District

Competitive Video Gaming: Esports Finds a Foothold in Wisconsin Schools
Dan Linehan, WASB
EXTRA: To see a short video with interviews of the Clinton Cougars team and coach, click here.

Governance Does Matter: What Research Says About Links Between School Boards and Student Achievement
Phil Gore, Texas Association of School Boards
EXTRA: Listen to a bonus episode of the WASB Connection Podcast to hear an interview about the connection between school board and student achievement

Inequities in Advanced Coursework: What’s Driving It and What Leaders Can Do
Kayla Patrick and Allison Socol, The Education Trust

Design for Wellness: How Schools Are Creating Spaces That Promote Mental Health
Jody Andres, Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc.
(Photos taken by the author depict sensory equipment for students designed, built and donated by Keyheart Sensory Gyms of Appleton.)


Departments and Columns

Facing the Future Together
John Ashley

WASB Insurance
Sexual Harassment Training: Guidelines for Employers and School Leaders
Archie Vorwald, TRICOR Insurance

Association News
Call for Proposals: 2021 State Education Convention

WASB Centennial
The 1940s

Capitol Watch
Pandemic’s Effect on State Finances Will Impact School Budgets: Be Ready to Educate and Advocate
Dan Rossmiller and Chris Kulow

Legal Comment
Compensatory Education Services for Students With Disabilities: The Continuing Consequences of COVID-19
Boardman & Clark LLP

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