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Library Visits Exceed the Billion Mark Among Registered Users

07/09/2019
Each year, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) collects information through a survey about how the nation’s libraries serve the...

2018 Turnip the Beet Award Winners

07/09/2019
The Summer Food Service Program provides free meals to low-income children during school vacations. Access to healthy and tasty food over the summer...

Standards Review Surveys for English Language Arts and Physical Education

07/09/2019
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will start a review of academic standards in English language arts and physical education. The process...

New Standards for Dance and World Languages

06/17/2019
The new Wisconsin Standards for World Language and Wisconsin Standards for Dance were adopted by State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor on June...

School Nutrition Partnerships Can Improve Student Outcomes and Save Money

06/17/2019
Did you know Wisconsin schools and districts could do much more than many realize to simultaneously improve outcomes for students and district...

UniverCity Year Seeks Partners for Addressing Community Concerns

06/17/2019
The University of Wisconsin—Madison UniverCity Year is seeking requests for proposals to partner with faculty and students. Wisconsin school...

2020 Wisconsin Teachers of the Year Revealed

06/17/2019
Each year, Wisconsin selects four Teachers of the Year to represent elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, and special services. Recently...

A Sweet Twist to an Italian Dish Wins Whipping Up Wellness

06/03/2019
On May 16, The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Team Nutrition hosted the 7th annual Whipping Up Wellness, Wisconsin Student Chef...

Safe and Supportive School Environments for LGBTQ+ Youth

06/03/2019
We all know how important it is to keep kids healthy, safe, supported, and encouraged in school. However, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (...

Creating Safe & Supportive School Communities Social & Emotional Learning Symposium

06/03/2019
The Department of Public Instruction will host the Creating Safe and Supportive School Communities Social and Emotional Learning Symposium June 19-20...