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Wisconsin suffers intense racial disparities exposed in common differences between the daily lives of its Black and white residents. A history of racism in the criminal justice and education systems, how these issues are locally unique, as well as efforts to right these wrongs, are explored in Wisconsin in Black & White, a PBS Wisconsin journalism project.

The PBS Wisconsin Education Team, led by Alyssa Tsagong and Jon Miskowski, has been named the winner of the 2023 Bobbi English Champion for Children Award from Sesame Workshop, PBS KIDS, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

PBS Wisconsin Education has updated its free collection of First Nations stories, The Ways, for educators seeking standards-aligned, Wisconsin-focused educational media for students in grades 6-12.

The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show will welcome quilting enthusiasts to the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Sept. 7-9, 2023. The event hosts quilt lovers from across Wisconsin and throughout the United States to create, learn about and celebrate quilts.

Kevin Ladell, a social studies teacher at Sun Prairie West High School, has earned the PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification, recognizing PreK-12 educators who demonstrate an ability to help learners think critically about media consumption and creation.

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