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Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code in Wisconsin

11/17/2017
December 4-10, 2017 is Computer Science Education week in Wisconsin. Computer science teaches students foundational 21st-century knowledge like how...
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New Standards for Information and Technology Literacy, Music, and Science

11/17/2017
Key partners across the state have been hard at work updating standards in Information Technology and Literacy; Music; and Science to meet societal...
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How a Texting Program can Prevent College Dropouts

11/16/2017
10 Tips to Help High Schools Adopt Proven Intervention for Increasing College Enrollment  As many as 40% of high school graduates who’ve been...
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21st CCLC Grant Applications Now Available

11/15/2017
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction is pleased to announce that applications for 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) grants are...
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Kromrey Middle School: A Sustainability Star

11/14/2017
Kromrey Middle School, a 2017 Green Ribbon Schools honoree, is an example of what happens when a school district and community embrace sustainability...
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How Did Our Schools Come to Be?

11/06/2017
How did our public schools come to be, and why does Wisconsin’s K-12 education system look the way it does? We decided to explore the answers to...
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Why We Celebrate American Education Week

11/03/2017
American Education Week gives us an opportunity to celebrate public education. This year’s theme is “Great Schools: A Basic Right and Our...
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It’s Never Too Late Get a High School Diploma

11/02/2017
Carlton Waid has gone by many titles - veteran, dad, grandfather. But on August 23, 2017, he added another title, graduate of Racine Horlick High...
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Keeping Kids Safe on School Buses - #Brake4Buses

11/01/2017
Many students across Wisconsin start their day by boarding school buses. It’s an important service that many families rely on to get kids safely to...
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Letters About Literature

10/31/2017
The Library of Congress invites students in grades 4 - 12 from all Wisconsin public, private, and charter schools to enter the 25th Annual Letters...