UW regents extend ACT, SAT exemptions for 2 more years

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin System officials voted Friday to let freshman applicants forego sending in their ACT and SAT test scores for another two years. Historically incoming freshmen had to include their scores on their applications but…

Here's how the college admissions scam allegedly worked

The college admissions scheme revealed Tuesday is the largest of its kind ever prosecuted, federal prosecutors said, and features 50 defendants across six states, millions of dollars in illegally funneled funds and a handful of the country's most selective universities.

Huffman, Loughlin among dozens charged in alleged college scam

In what is being called the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted, wealthy parents, Hollywood actresses, coaches and college prep executives have been accused of carrying out a nationwide fraud to get students into prestigious universities, according to a federal indictment.

Moving to ACT exams up for approval

State would pay for ACT for all students, drop WKCE

Every high school junior in Wisconsin would take the ACT college entrance exam under a proposal up for a vote before the Legislature's budget committee.

Committee delays vote on ACT test requirement

Under proposal all 11th grade students would take the ACT

The plan by state superintendent Tony Evers and Gov. Scott Walker was before the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee for a vote Tuesday.

Requiring ACT tests for 11th graders up for vote

Every student would take the ACT under proposal

Every high school student in Wisconsin would take the ACT college entrance exam during their junior year under a proposal up for a vote in the Legislature's budget committee.

Migration Of Whooping Cranes Halted

The annual migration of juvenile whooping cranes from Wisconsin to Florida has been halted in Alabama after a complaint was filed with a federal agency.Operation Migration involves ultralight aircraft acting as "parent birds" to lead the young cranes south to…