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Act 20 Is One Piece of the Reading Puzzle; School Libraries Are Another

Assistant State Superintendent Dr. Darrell Williams visited with kindergartners learning coding at Horizon Elementary School in the Sun Prairie...
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Librarians, Teachers, Game Developers, Astrophysicists Collaborate to Enhance Science-Based Learning

Chris Baker from DPI and Fellowship educators ideate on astrophysics game concepts. No matter your level of gaming experience, there are a...
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New DPI Suicide Prevention Curriculum Available for K - 12 Schools

The DPI’s suicide prevention curriculum for grades 3–5, 6–8, and 9–12 is now available on the suicide prevention webpage. The curriculum is skill-...
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School Districts Prioritize Sustainability and Climate Education

Special thanks to Victoria Rydberg-Nania, Environmental Education and Service Learning Consultant, for her work and for this article. This fall,...
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Extra Credit: Foundations of Targeted Violence Prevention

Screenshot from the Foundations of Targeted Violence Prevention module. Welcome to Extra Credit, our newest ConnectEd recurring feature! In each...
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Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Announces 2024 Scholarship and Award Recipients

Awards honor exceptional Wisconsin students, teachers, and administrators.  The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation has announced 304 Wisconsin...
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Migrant Education Program: What To Know and How To Help

Special thanks to the DPI's Migrant Education Program Coordinator and Outreach Recruitment Liaison for their important work, and for help with this...
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DPI's Louise Wilson Selected National Academy of School Nursing Fellow

School Nurse and Health Services Consultant Louise Wilson (at left) poses for a photograph with Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers (center) and Susan...
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Bulletin Board 3/26/2024

Welcome to the ConnectEd Bulletin Board! This is the place to find opportunities for further professional development, grant and awards...
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Student Artists Bring Sunshine to Homebound Seniors

Some of the student-decorated lunch bags created by Madison-area students. Lunch bags are distributed through Meals on Wheels to homebound seniors...