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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Communicate, Educate, Collaborate

09/29/2020
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness month, presenting school districts across the state of Wisconsin with the opportunity to reflect on, revie...

Keeping Kids Safe Online 2020

09/29/2020
In her October proclamation for “Keeping Kids Safe Online Month,” State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor stated, “Hundreds of thousands of Wisco...

Stanford Taylor Awards Grants to Support Wisconsin Gifted and Talented Programs

09/29/2020
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction awarded grants in early September to 11 agencies to support the education of gifted/talented students t...

Addressing the Digital Equity Gap

09/29/2020
With Digital Equity Outreach Month well underway, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction encourages districts to assemble a team, create a pla...

State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor Delivers Virtual State of Education Address

09/29/2020
State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor delivered the first ever virtual state of education address September 17, 2020. DPI Assistant State Super...

Education Forward: Operating Schools During a Pandemic Guidance Updated

09/29/2020
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction guidance for operating schools during a pandemic has been updated. Recent additions include information...

Dyslexia Guidebook Advisory Committee Formed

09/29/2020
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has completed the selection process for co-chairs and members of the Wisconsin Informational Guidebook...

2021 Wisconsin Representative for National Teacher of the Year Revealed

09/29/2020
Susan Richardson, a third-grade teacher at Milwaukee German Immersion School, was recently named the 2021 Wisconsin representative for the National Te...

2021 Wisconsin Teachers of the Year Revealed

09/15/2020
In a surprise online meeting, State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor notified five Wisconsin educators that they are the 2021 Wisconsin Teachers...

Whipping Up Wellness Recipe Contest

09/15/2020
The 2020 Whipping Up Wellness Wisconsin Student Chef Competition Cookbook is now available. Because the student chefs could not participate in the ann...