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Simone Warrack

Not only has the number of low-income families increased within middle schools, but total enrollment has as well. This jump could tax programs like special education even further. According to Peg Coyne, a special education teacher at Blackhawk Middle School, caseloads have increased over the last 10 years. In addition, some schools no longer offer family and consumer education or technology education classes. more

Feb 8, 2010 3:00 PM , , , News

From laptop grants to bake sales and personal cash, administrators, teachers, and the greater Madison community are all pitching in to help make up budget shortfalls and economic hardships at the city's public middle schools. more

Feb 8, 2010 3:00 PM , , , News