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Sep 23
School Broadband to be Faster, Cheaper

A new contract will provide significantly higher broadband speeds while saving costs for schools and others using the BadgerNet Converged Network...

Sep 23
Evers Foreshadows Equity Budget

In a passionate State of Education address, State Superintendent Tony Evers foreshadowed the 2017-19 state budget request that he will submit to...

Sep 23
How Teachers of the Year Meet Social-Emotional Needs

Attending to students’ social and emotional needs is a habit that seems to be held in common by all four of the 2016-17 Wisconsin Teachers of the...

Sep 23
Presidential Teaching Award Winners

Four Wisconsin teachers – from the Chippewa Falls, Monona Grove, Northland Pines, and River Valley school districts – are among 213 to receive the...

Sep 23
New American Indian Studies Teaching Guide

A revised and expanded teacher’s guide from the Wisconsin Historical Society Press will help teachers fulfill the requirement of teaching...

Sep 14
Teachers of the Year Announced

Four Wisconsin educators got exciting news in surprise announcements at their schools last week.

They are the 2016-17 Wisconsin Teachers...

Sep 14
Community Engagement through Haircuts

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Elementary schools in Stevens Point are building bonds with neighborhoods through an innovative approach: free...

Sep 14
Educator Effectiveness Explainer Materials

How can a teacher be sure that Educator Effectiveness really is about helping educators in their profession?

A new animated video...

Sep 14
Friends of Education

State Superintendent Tony Evers will present 2016 Friends of Education awards to:

Former State Senators Timothy Cullen of Janesville and Dale...
Sep 14
Robotics Grants Available

Applications for $250,000 in state grant funding to support student teams’ participation in 2016-17 robotics competitions are now available on the...