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Celebrating Cultures, Connecting a Community at St. Thomas More Catholic School

By |2022-01-25T19:40:02+00:00January 25th, 2022|RISE Series|

“It was challenging for quite a while.” As in every other school, Green Bay’s St. Thomas More Catholic School met a new set of challenges when the coronavirus spread to their area. “The staff really came together and did everything they could” to serve the kids, says Principal Jamie Froh Tyrrell, who joined the team [...]

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How the Milwaukee School Choice Program Inspired a National Movement

By |2022-01-24T18:30:24+00:00January 24th, 2022|Blog|

January 24, 2022 By Susan Mitchell In 1990, the Milwaukee School Choice Program served only 341 students at seven schools. Last year nearly 29,000 students — 1 in 4 Milwaukee school children —used it to attend 129 private schools. More than three decades have passed since former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson signed into law the [...]

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School Choice WI Celebrates School Choice Week, History of the Ground-Breaking Movement

By |2022-01-24T18:10:14+00:00January 24th, 2022|Press Releases|

  Contact: Nicholas Kelly, 414.319.9160 Jim Bender, 920.222.5427   BROOKFIELD, WI – This Friday, School Choice Wisconsin (SCW) will be hosting an event at Lambeau Field to celebrate National School Choice Week. We will host over 29 schools and school systems from around the state. SCW will have over 300 guests, including parents, state legislators, businesses, and [...]

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New Testament Christian Academy STOPs COVID Learning Loss in its Tracks

By |2022-01-25T17:50:18+00:00December 22nd, 2021|RISE Series|

When Wisconsin’s schools were first ordered to shut down to prevent the spread of COVID-19, New Testament Christian Academy Director Renee Johnson says “We prayed.” Little did they know how incredibly their prayers would be answered. New Testament Christian Academy is a private K4-8 school of 157 students with a campus on Bradley Road in [...]

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Those Who RISE to the Challenge

By |2021-12-21T18:42:32+00:00December 21st, 2021|RISE Series|

The coronavirus was brand new and spreading fast on March 18, 2020. On that day, out of an abundance of caution, Governor Tony Evers ordered all Wisconsin schools closed until April 6, 2020. What was meant to only last a few weeks continued to keep many Wisconsin schools closed to in-person education for over a [...]

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School Choice WI Thanks Rep. Thiesfeldt for Years of Service to Education

By |2021-12-10T17:05:42+00:00December 10th, 2021|Press Releases|

Contact: Jim Bender, School Choice Wisconsin [email protected] 414.319.9160   Brookfield, WI – Upon the announcement that Representative Thiesfeldt will not run for reelection, School Choice Wisconsin thanks him for his years of public service and dedication to education in Wisconsin. As chairman of the Assembly Education Committee his guidance and assistance has been invaluable to [...]

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