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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...

Feb 04
Open Enrollment Period Opens

Parents and guardians are now beginning to apply to send their children to non-resident public school districts for 2016-17.

The...

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...

Jan 26
School Counseling Week, Feb 1-5

The most striking item offered by the American School Counselor Association to celebrate the fast-approaching National School Counseling Week is a...

Jan 26
Kindschi is Global Educator of the Year

Lou Kindschi, a social studies teacher at Oregon High School, received the first Global Educator of the Year award.

State...

Jan 26
College Goal Wisconsin

Many students thinking about going to college in the fall will benefit from the fast-approaching College Goal Wisconsin events, and educators are...

Jan 26
Grants for Continuing Programs from WREA

Five grants of $2,000 will be awarded to teachers and principals from the Wisconsin Retired Educators’ Association (WREA) Foundation to support...