The number of children with a father in prison increased 77 percent from 1991 to 2007, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. For many of these incarcerated fathers, maintaining healthy, positive relationships with their children is extremely difficult.
Eighteen high school students from throughout Wisconsin recently came to UW Oshkosh for the Rural Wisconsin Pre-College Program.
This summer, 24 high school science, social studies and math teachers from ten area schools are participating in the new Enhancing Learning in Subject Area Classrooms (ELSAC) program.
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Education and Human Services students in the human kinetics and health education program, along with alumni and staff volunteers, teach a summer adapted physical education program in Albee Hall and at Pollock Community Water Park in Oshkosh.