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Information for School Districts: COVID-19

03/31/2020
The recent spread of COVID-19 has forced Wisconsin’s public and private schools to shut their doors indefinitely, and many districts have transitioned...

Child Nutrition Program Support During COVID-19 Closures

03/31/2020
Wisconsin School and Community Nutrition Programs have the option to continue to provide reimbursable meals to children during closures related to the...

Public Library and School Library Service During COVID-19

03/31/2020
The 'Safer at Home' order requires the closure of all public libraries “for all in-person services, but may continue to provide on-line services and p...

DPI Partners with PBS to Support Learning at Home

03/31/2020
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has partnered with PBS Wisconsin and Milwaukee PBS in creating at-home learning opportunities through a...

United States Census 2020: Updated Timeline

03/31/2020
The United States Census 2020 has made some adjustments to Census operations and calendar dates due to COVID-19. The Census is still being conducted...

School Nurses Reach Out

03/31/2020
School nurses have been asking local public health departments how they can assist in efforts to contain COVID-19. The Department of Health Services (...

Limited Technology Options for Remote Learning

03/31/2020
As we enter unprecedented times navigating a new normal where remote learning becomes our main source of education, we have to remember technology is...

YRBS Data Stresses Need for Additional Mental Health Resources

03/17/2020
Results from the 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey emphasize the need for additional mental health services and resources for Wisconsin students.   Ne...

As Census Day Approaches, Keep in Mind Available Resources

03/17/2020
With less than two weeks remaining until Census Day, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction wants to remind educators and education stakeholde...

March is Middle Level Education Month

03/17/2020
March is Middle Level Education Month in Wisconsin, and it represents a time to highlight the support students in Wisconsin receive during one of the...