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Nov 15

Positive partnership is the main thing needed for education

An American Education Week editorial message by State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor
During my childhood, I found myself in a challenging school environment. Through no fault of myself or my siblings, our peers did not welcome us. It...
Nov 12

Most schools and districts meet expectations on 2018-19 report cards

MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction announced the percentage of public and private schools and public school districts meeting...
Oct 31

SDBAB will hold hearings on proposed Palmyra-Eagle dissolution

MADISON — The School District Boundary Appeals Board (SDBAB) will conduct four hearings to collect public testimony related to School District...
Oct 30

Wisconsin's 2019 NAEP scores steady

Nation saw significant declines; achievement gaps persist for Wisconsin
MADISON — Wisconsin's results on the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the Nation’s Report Card, remained...
Oct 29

Stanford Taylor presents Standing Up for Rural Wisconsin award

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor presented the 2019 Standing Up for Rural Wisconsin Schools, Libraries, and Communities Award...
Oct 29

Photos: 2019 Standing Up for Rural Wisconsin Award

These photos of the 2019 Standing Up for Rural Wisconsin Awardee were taken on October 29, 2019 and are available for reporting or sharing news....
Oct 24

Stanford Taylor congratulates Wisconsin's 2019 State AP Scholars

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor offered her congratulations to Wisconsin's 2019 State Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars, Suhaas...
Oct 18

Youth Risk Behavior Survey Information Released at the County Level

MADISON — For the first time since the Department of Public Instruction has been conducting the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), comparable, county...
Oct 15

DPI releases numbers on general school funding

New figures include certified general aid eligibility as well as choice and charter enrollments
MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) posted information today that supports school districts as they plan for state general school...
Oct 07

Department will hold hearing on proposed rules relating to parental choice programs

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will conduct a hearing to accept public testimony on two proposed permanent rules. The...