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May 19
Legislative Activity Expected This Week

The Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance is expected to take up education matters in the 2015-17 biennial budget this week, including

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May 19
Presidential Scholars

Wisconsin’s 2015 Presidential Scholars are

Nicholas V. Ngo of De Pere High School and Alethia M. Tilford, Ronald Reagan College Preparatory...
May 19
ACP Blog, Updates

With Wisconsin schools required to provide academic and career planning (ACP) services to all middle and high school students beginning in 2017-18...

May 19
Summer Meals – Family Communication Needed

The DPI is asking schools to help connect families with free summer meal programs, as statistics show not all children who could benefit are...

May 19
Inclusion Institute
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Registration is open for the State-Wide Institute on Best Practices in Inclusive Education, co-sponsored by the DPI and...

May 12
“Zero is Not a Win” – Budget Update

State Superintendent Tony Evers told Mike Gousha of WISN-TV that merely retracting the governor’s proposed cuts to public schools is not enough....

May 12
Graduation Up, Gaps Closing

The class of 2014 had a statewide graduation rate of 88.6 percent, up 0.6 points from the prior year and 2.9 points from 2010.

This...

May 12
Afterschool Food Opportunity

Afterschool programs in Wisconsin may not be aware of an option to provide nutritious meals and snacks through the Child and Adult Care Food...

May 12
Green Ribbon Winners

All of Wisconsin’s nominees for the federal Green Ribbon Schools award walked away with the honor, including:

Colby Elementary: a school that...
May 12
American Indian Studies Summer Institute

Past participants in the Wisconsin American Indian Studies Summer Institute have contributed exceptional praise to the online brochure: “An...