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Transition Readiness Grant Program

07/03/2018
Thirty-seven school districts across Wisconsin will receive funding through the Transition Readiness Grant Program starting this month. Based on...

Milwaukee-area Summer Trades Institute

07/03/2018
More than 50 students from the Franklin, Greendale, Greenfield, Muskego, and Whitnall School Districts participated in a week-long Summer Trades...

Lifetime Licensure Updates

07/03/2018
The Governor’s 2017-19 state budget put forth new requirements for the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction regarding educator licensing. The...

New Standards for Social Studies and Environmental Literacy and Sustainability

06/18/2018
Educators and stakeholders across the state worked months to update standards for Social Studies and Environmental Literacy and Sustainability. Each...

Libraries Rock

06/18/2018
Wisconsin’s 381 public libraries offer drop-in activities, events, and many other services to promote and celebrate the love of reading. This summer...

Full-Service Community School Program Grant Competition

06/18/2018
For consortiums currently coordinating academic, social, and health services to create a full-service community school (FSCS), the United States...

Free GenCyber Summer Camp

06/04/2018
GenCyber, a program that delivers summer cybersecurity camp experiences for students and teachers, chose Marquette University as a 2018 host. The...

Literacy by the Lakes

06/04/2018
Faculty in Literacy Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will again host Literacy by the Lakes, this August 10th-11th. The goal of the...

Greendale High School Marching Band Wins Prestigious Award

06/04/2018
The Greendale High School Marching Band recently received the 2017 Sudler Shield International Marching Band Award. They are one of only two high...

OER Innovation Grants Available

06/04/2018
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction is offering 20 competitive grants of $10,000 to support high-quality, standards-aligned open...