Carole Trone

Carole Trone

Carole Trone is a Wisconsin-based writer and advocate for education access and success. Using experiences as parent, education nonprofit leader, and college instructor, she works to connect families and students to education insights that matter.

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Richard Hurd

Under the Republican governor, public education in Wisconsin is hemorrhaging. Read more

Public School Shakedown


David Shankbone

The words “choice” and “accredited” sound reassuring, but they actually provide no guarantee at all. Read more

Public School Shakedown


Max Pixel

Within Wisconsin’s stellar statewide graduation rates and test scores lie the largest racial disparities in the nation. Read more

Public School Shakedown


Rochelle Hartman (Flickr)

Wisconsin’s public schools used to be at the top of the class. How they fell so far and so fast is a cautionary tale for our country’s rural schools. Read more

Public School Shakedown