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Aug 25
Computer Science Model Standards: Input Requested

Should Wisconsin create model academic standards for computer science? Share your opinion with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction via...

Aug 25
Summative Assessment Resources

With the new addition of summative assessment resources, the Department of Public Instruction now offers detailed information about all three...

Aug 25
Sparsity Aid Announced
School districts receiving state sparsity aid for
2016-17 school year.

141 small, rural Wisconsin districts will share $17.7 million in...

Aug 25
Civics Test Required This Spring

The state’s new Civics Test Graduation Requirement applies to students who graduate in 2017 or later. The DPI social studies page includes...

Aug 25
Music Educators Earn National Honors

Three Wisconsin educators were honored as quarterfinalists for the 2017 Music Educator Award, presented by The Recording Academy and the Grammy...

Aug 02
Veggie-Loving Student: “When I See It, I Just Want It”

Doubt no more: healthful vegetables can get students excited.

Voices of students from Prairie View Elementary School in Oregon, Wisconsin...

Aug 02
Wisconsin Digital Learning Collaborative

Schools of all sizes that want to realize the benefits of digital learning will find the Wisconsin Digital Learning Collaborative (WDLC) a helpful...

Aug 02
High Cost Transportation Aid

Almost 130 districts received aid through a program designed to reduce disproportionately high transportation expenses in some, mostly rural,...

Aug 02
Rural District Uses BadgerLink for Anytime, Anywhere Learning

Moving toward “anytime/anywhere learning” in a small or rural district may take some creativity. That’s where BadgerLink comes in, for the Crivitz...

Jun 28
High-Cost Special Education Aid

Many Wisconsin school districts are receiving payments to partially reimburse costs associated with teaching students who have significant...