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May 27
Rap of News from Last 18 Years

Each year, Flocabulary, which creates “The Week in Rap” current events videos for students, releases a special...

May 26
Budget Action by Joint Finance Committee

Last week, the Joint Committee on Finance passed significant education changes as part of their revisions of the 2015-17 state budget.

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May 26
Global Schools Network Doubles

Reflecting educators’ and students’ growing recognition of the international nature of today’s world, there are now 50 members in the Wisconsin...

May 26
Viroqua wins Whipping Up Wellness, Student Chef Competition

Congratulations to all participants in the third annual Whipping Up Wellness, Wisconsin Student Chef Competition, and especially the Driftless...

May 26
Edcamp Opportunities – Online and In Person

Like all such unconferences, the Edcamp hosted by the U.S. Department of Education on May 29 will be planned and led by the participants...

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...