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Feb 11
Portfolio Presentations as ELA Assessment in Cudahy

Having students present portfolios of their schoolwork to educators and community members as their semester final exam seems to be increasing...

Feb 11
Summer Food Sponsors Needed

Schools and their partners may apply now to provide free, nutritious meals for economically disadvantaged children through the Summer Food Service...

Feb 11
Choice Schools for 2016-17

The Department of Public Instruction received registrations from 241 private schools intending to participate in voucher programs across Wisconsin...

Feb 11
ADD/ADHD Instruction Ideas

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Implementing strategies to engage kids with attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder...

Feb 11
Mindfulness Skeptics Won Over in West Milwaukee

Two school officials’ skepticism of “mindfulness education” for students evaporated after seeing the effects of a mindfulness program in action in...

Feb 04
DPI Web Address Changes

The Department of Public Instruction recently changed some of its web addresses (you may have noticed refinements to navigation and style on many...

Feb 04
It’s CTE Month!

“Since my first years of teaching,” says State Superintendent Tony Evers, “I couldn’t help but notice that the kids who were truly involved in [...

Feb 04
Blue Ribbon Nominees

State Superintendent Tony Evers nominated 8 public elementary schools for the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program:

Addison Elementary School...
Feb 04
Waukesha’s Personalized Learning Highlighted Nationally

One thing that stands out about students from Waukesha’s FLIGHT Academy, in a national video profiling the program, is how advanced many of these...

Feb 04
Science/Math Award Nominations Open

Now is the time to give an outstanding science, mathematics, or computer science teacher the chance to win $10,000 and the professional...