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Expanding Excellence - Gifted Education Symposium

There are still spots available for the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s Expanding Excellence - Gifted Education Symposium, November 8-9 i...

Raising Caring Kids

The University of Wisconsin-Extension, in partnership with the Department of Public Instruction, recently launched a free social and emotional learnin...

Midwest Deafblind Transition Institute

In 2017, seven projects affiliated with the National Center on Deaf-Blindness partnered to create the Midwest Deafblind Transition Institute. The purp...

2018 Manufacturing Boot Camp: Career Exploring

October is Manufacturing Month in Wisconsin. The Department of Public Instruction recognizes the many opportunities available for students through man...

Connecting, Exploring, and Engaging at Crestwood Elementary School

While outdoor learning has been a core part of the culture at Crestwood Elementary School in Madison for more than 30 years, a team of teachers has be...

School Safety Models

During a special session this past March, Wisconsin legislators allocated $100 million in grants for schools across the state to increase school safet...

Ashland School District Mental Health Services

Major shifts are taking place in many Wisconsin school districts regarding student mental health and wellness. In the Ashland School District, this sh...

American Indian Studies and Act 31

According to David O’ Connor, the Department of Public Instruction’s consultant for American Indian Studies, 95% of indigenous students attend public...

Keeping Kids Safe Online Month

This October marks the second recognition of ‘Keeping Kids Safe Online Month’ in Wisconsin. The 2018 campaign highlights a connection to the new Wisco...

Digital E-books for Students from the Wisconsin Schools Digital Library Consortium

This year, nearly 100 school districts across the state have expanded their library collection with popular and classic e-books that students can read...