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Apr 29
New Leadership Improvement Tool

Wisconsin educators will soon be able to access an online tool to assess leadership in their buildings and work collaboratively to build...

Apr 29
Rube Goldberg Teaches Teamwork, Creativity, Problem-Solving

Competition built on whimsy is a perfect way to teach some very practical skills, a Wisconsin teacher has found.

Students at Elk Mound...

Apr 28
Presidential Scholar Semifinalists

Nine Wisconsin students were named semifinalists for the 2015 Presidential Scholars award, considered the nation’s highest honor for graduating...

Apr 28
More Gap-Closing Strategy Videos

Informational interviews with parents at the beginning of the year. Close relationships with local schools of education. Finely tuning one’s...

Apr 28
Advocacy Award for Evers

State Superintendent Tony Evers received the “Education Advocacy” award from Marquette University last week.

The award recognizes “...

Apr 22
ACP Pilot Invitation

Beginning in the 2017-18 school year, state law requires every school board to provide academic and career planning (ACP) services to all students...

Apr 22
AP Summer Institute

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The Advanced Placement (AP) Summer Institute hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison offers a one-week-long...

Apr 21
Money Smart Week

It’s Money Smart Week: April 18-25, 2015.

Originating with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, Money Smart Week is now a national...

Apr 21
Public Supports Education Funding

In a new poll conducted by Marquette University Law School, 78 percent of those polled opposed the proposed $127 million cut to public school in...

Apr 21
Connecting with Military Families

With a luncheon, musical program, and remarks from dignitaries, military children and their families received deserving recognition for their...