Today we highlight the growing tension between public health and the opening of schools across Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel describes parents appearing before an Oak Creek-Franklin School Board meeting as outraged by the board’s decision to hold online-only classes to protect public health. Meanwhile, private schools and parents in Dane County have filed two lawsuits seeking to overturn a countywide order banning in-person instruction aimed at stemming the spread of COVID-19 as Wisconsin tallies more than 1,100 deaths from the disease.
Almost half in EC County who have had virus are in their 20s — Eau Claire Leader Telegram
Revved by Sturgis Rally, COVID-19 infections move fast, far — Associated Press
Extreme heat puts city in double jeopardy — Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service
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Beloit College to offer up to two tuition-free semesters — GazetteExtra
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