Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction is committed to every student receiving an equitable education— regardless of learning environment—so all students have the skills, habits, and dispositions to graduate career and college ready. As we prepare to return to school, we must begin with strengthening relationships, focusing on equity, and supporting the overall well-being of Wisconsin’s students, families, school staff, nations, and communities.
These are the essential elements that never change.
While COVID-19 impacts us all, it has been shown to disproportionately impact Black, Native, and Hispanic/Latinx communities. Therefore, collaborating with families, community-based organizations, local health organizations, and local businesses to ensure schools are ready and able to provide holistic support for all students.