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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...

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...

The State Superintendent Welcomes Educators to a New School Year

09/01/2020
In a new video, State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor shares a welcoming message to all educators as the 2020-21 school year gets underway. She...

Keeping Kids Safe Online 2020

09/01/2020
October 2020 will mark the fourth annual Keeping Kids Safe Online Month in Wisconsin. Preparing for this year’s campaign carries more weight in the er...

Census 2020: Self-Response Phase to Close Earlier

09/01/2020
The United States Census Bureau has adjusted the timeline for the self-response phase. Originally, the phase had been extended to October 31; now, the...

Two WI Educators Receive Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

09/01/2020
Karen Olsen, a science teacher at Baraboo High School, and Katie Haas, a mathematics teacher at Edgar Middle School were recently awarded the highest...

September is Library Sign-Up Month

09/01/2020
September is Library Card Sign-up Month, the perfect time to explore all your local library has to offer. Today’s libraries have programs and resourc...

Speak Up Speak Out Wisconsin

09/01/2020
The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of School Safety recently launched the Speak Up Speak Out Resource Center a single, comprehensive res...

COVID-19 Regulatory Flexibility Framework Provisions for the 2020-21 School Year

09/01/2020
Several new topics were added to the list of flexibility framework provisions for the upcoming school year. While some things like attendance, pupil c...