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Wisconsin School Counselor of the Year has 'Profound Impact' Supporting Youth

02/16/2021
Marianne Matt, the school counselor for the Capital High School and the School Age Parent Program in the Madison Metropolitan School District, was nam...

Wisconsin Students Selected for United States Senate Youth Program

02/16/2021
Wisconsin students Anika Paige Larson and Iman Riyad Snobar will join Senator Ron Johnson and Senator Tammy Baldwin in representing Wisconsin during t...

Wisconsin Student's Artwork Chosen for 2022 InSights Art Calendar

02/16/2021
Billy Payne, a student from the Wisconsin School for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Janesville, Wisconsin, earned a “Visioneer Award” in the ungra...

Our Military Kids Offers Grants for Children of the Wounded, Children with Deployed Parents

02/16/2021
Our Military Kids, a nonprofit operating since 2004, supports children of military parents and guardians by providing grants for enrichment activities...

State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor Celebrates CTE Month with Virtual Visits

02/16/2021
To celebrate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor virtually visited students to learn more about C...

Precollege Scholarship Program Grant Cycle Open

02/16/2021
The Wisconsin Educational Opportunity Programs (WEOP) 2021-23 Precollege Scholarship Program Grant cycle is now open. The Precollege Scholarship Progr...

Jonah's Hands Wins Junior Achievement of WI Scholarship and Viewer's Choice Award

02/16/2021
Jonah Larson, a 13-year-old crochet prodigy from La Crosse, Wisconsin, recently won the Junior Achievement of Wisconsin $10,000 scholarship for his bu...

Celebrate Black History Month at the Black History Education Conference

02/16/2021
The University of Wisconsin - Madison Professional Learning and Community Education (PLACE) will host the Black History Education Conference on Februa...

Register for the Annual Teen Summit, from End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin

02/16/2021
Did you know that two in three teens who were in an abusive relationship never told anyone about it? Help break the cycle by attending or sharing info...

School Bus Driver Appreciation Week

02/02/2021
School Bus Driver Appreciation Week is February 8-12, 2021. The importance of school bus drivers has been emphasized more than ever this year, as many...