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Making School in Madison a Better Place to Be: The Benedict (Benny) Batman Jones Story 

Benny is a happy guy. Just a happy happy happy guy. As told by Michael Jones, special education teacher and behavior interventionist in the Madison...
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Without Health, There is No Learning: May 10, 2023 is National School Nurse Day

School nurses are front and center in making sure our students are ready to learn. Think about the last time you had a pounding headache. Or when...
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Answer Our Reader Response Question of the Month!

We want to hear from you. Each month, we'll be asking you, our readers, to reflect on your experiences and give us the real scoop. Share your funny...

State Superintendent Participates in Student-led Joint Finance Committee Meeting

State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr. Jill Underly, answers questions from high school students in a mock Joint Finance Committee hearing...

Take a Virtual Field Trip To Explore Wisconsin History

Whether or not you have field trips planned for the spring, students can take a journey to the Wisconsin State Capitol with Jo Wilder and the...

Bring Wisconsin Musicians to the Classroom With ‘Re/sound: Songs of Wisconsin’

Teach music from Wisconsin artists with Re/sound: Songs of Wisconsin, a collection of educational resources for middle-grade music programs. A...

There's More to the Story: Celebrating National Library Week

National Library Week is April 23-29, 2023 National Library Week celebrates stories which help us understand the world around us and connect to...
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Precollege Scholarship Program Seeking External Reviewers

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's Precollege Scholarship Program is seeking external reviewers for the 2023-25 Precollege Scholarship...
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Save the Date: WEOP 2023 Family and Educational Resource Fair!

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's Wisconsin Educational Opportunity Programs is excited to announce the 2023 Family and Educational...
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Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Announces 2023 Scholarship and Award Recipients

The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation recently announced 306 Wisconsin students, teachers, and administrators are the recipients of the organization’s...