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UniverCity Year Seeks Partners for Addressing Community Concerns

The University of Wisconsin—Madison UniverCity Year is seeking requests for proposals to partner with faculty and students. Wisconsin school districts...

School Nutrition Partnerships Can Improve Student Outcomes and Save Money

Did you know Wisconsin schools and districts could do much more than many realize to simultaneously improve outcomes for students and district finance...

New Standards for Dance and World Languages

The new Wisconsin Standards for World Language and Wisconsin Standards for Dance were adopted by State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor on June...

2020 Wisconsin Teachers of the Year Revealed

Each year, Wisconsin selects four Teachers of the Year to represent elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, and special services. Recently,...

23rd Annual Wisconsin American Indian Studies Summer Institute

The 23rd Annual Wisconsin American Indian Studies Summer Institute will take place July 29 - August 2, 2019, at Red Creek Elementary School in Black R...

NAMM Foundation names 2019 Best Communities for Music Education Districts

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) recognized 24 Wisconsin school districts as Best Communities for Music Education Districts. Two Wis...

Creating Safe & Supportive School Communities Social & Emotional Learning Symposium

The Department of Public Instruction will host the Creating Safe and Supportive School Communities Social and Emotional Learning Symposium June 19-20,...

A Sweet Twist to an Italian Dish Wins Whipping Up Wellness

On May 16, The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Team Nutrition hosted the 7th annual Whipping Up Wellness, Wisconsin Student Chef Competitio...

Safe and Supportive School Environments for LGBTQ+ Youth

We all know how important it is to keep kids healthy, safe, supported, and encouraged in school. However, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGB...