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May 26
Fab Lab Grants Awarded

Twenty-five Wisconsin school districts will receive awards of up to $25,000 from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to purchase...

May 26
PK-12 Distance Learning Conference

A special single-day conference event for PK-12 teachers will be held August 10, 2016, in conjunction with the annual Distance Teaching and...

May 26
“Letters about Literature” Winners

Nine students from across the state were named 2015-16 winners in the “Letters about Literature” contest sponsored by the Wisconsin Center for the...

May 26
Young Entrepreneur Award for Chippewa Falls Honey Seller

Natalie Abbott, a Chippewa Falls High School sophomore, was named the 2016 Wisconsin Young Entrepreneur of the Year for her honey and lip-balm...

May 26
School Library Resource Funds

School libraries across Wisconsin are sharing $37.7 million for print, digital, and technology resources from the Common School Fund, a revenue...

May 20
School Meals “Rock” in Plymouth

See how a Wisconsin school district uses powerful nutrition practices in a new Department of Public Instruction video.

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May 20
White House Honors Wisconsin Bus Driver

“I try to inspire the new board members every spring,” said Ted Chaudoir, a school bus driver, at a White House panel discussion this month. “’...

May 20
Music Education Honorees Plentiful in Wisconsin

A national group recognized 17 Wisconsin school districts, 4 Wisconsin schools, and a non-profit agency for their exceptional commitment to music...

May 20
Supreme Court Upholds State Superintendent Independence

In what State Superintendent Tony Evers called “a victory for public education and the future of our state,” the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a...

May 20
ESSA Listening Sessions, Equity Council

State Superintendent Tony Evers took two big steps this week in the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in Wisconsin:...