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Making Civics Learning a Nationwide Priority for a Stronger Democracy

Shortly after being elected Wisconsin state superintendent in 2021, Dr. Jill Underly established civics as a priority for her administration. On Marc...
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Wisconsin's Women Make History

  March is Women’s History Month, and a great time to make a concerted effort to suffuse your classroom, district, and your practice with more about...
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An Eggcellent Way To Start the Day!

National School Breakfast Week is celebrated the first week in March each year (March 6-10, 2023), and this year’s theme is to “Dig in to School Br...
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Wisconsin Students Selected for United States Senate Youth Program

The United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) recently announced that high school students Parker Anthony De Deker and Harjasan Singh will join Wisco...
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With Great Hope: In Celebration of Public Schools

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Executive Director of Equity and Inclusion Demetri Beekman writes about the importance of public schools an...
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Celebrating Media Arts, Dance, Theatre and Music Associations

Wisconsin's music, dance and theatre arts associations enhance the work educators and students do and provide great opportunities to showcase talent...
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Education for Homeless Children and Youth Grant Opportunities

In 2023, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will be offering two Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) grant opportunities. Th...
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School Social Workers Deserve Our Respect and Support

March 5-11, 2023 is National School Social Work Week, an opportunity for schools, communities, and partners to spotlight the important role of our sc...
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Deliciousness Is Served!

The Annual Around the World in 80 Trays was a statewide success! Around the World in 80 Trays is a statewide event with the purpose of increasing glo...
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Join the Welcoming Schools National Day of Reading

Organize a reading for Welcoming Schools National Day of Reading: A Celebration of Stories Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Youth! This year, th...