Articles by Avory Brookins

University of Wisconsin System deans and directors of education are concerned college programs wouldn't be able to easily adapt to new teacher licenses that are being developed by a group of Wisconsin educators.
Low hourly wages, the lack of professional development opportunities and a high turnover rate are major factors contributing to the state's preschool teacher shortage, experts say.
Since the 2016 presidential election, reported incidents of people being targeted for their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and immigration status have been happening more frequently across the United States.
A new center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will be researching the spread of new diseases in Wisconsin and the upper Midwest region carried by ticks and mosquitoes.
A national organization that advocates for the development of better towns and cities ranked Madison the third safest city for pedestrians in the United States.
A statewide coalition's annual report on health insurance costs shows the rate of health care inflation was seven times higher in Wisconsin before the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
Experts say Wisconsin's quality of life is contributing to the state's shrinking workforce and the lack of workers to replace retiring baby boomers.
A new report shows wages of Hispanic women in Wisconsin declined 20.8 percent during the last decade.
A report released this month from the University of Wisconsin-Madison found race is a key factor in understanding evictions in Dane County.
An analysis released this week by the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families found 4.6 percent of children in the state who were tested last year had lead poisoning, compared to Flint, Michigan's 4.9 percent.