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Apr 06

Stanford Taylor’s testimony as prepared for delivery at Joint Committee on Finance hearing on the 2021-2023 Biennial Budget Proposal

Thank you, Chairman Marklein, Chairman Born, and members of the committee for the opportunity to discuss with you today the requisite support for...
Apr 05

Year of COVID, Wisconsin’s library workers’ dedication never wavered

A guest editorial by State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor on National Library Week
Though the COVID-19 pandemic has had immeasurable impacts on nearly every aspect of our daily lives, Wisconsin’s public libraries have risen to the...
Apr 05

Department will hold public hearing on proposed rule related to age waivers for GED tests

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold an administrative rules hearing to accept public testimony on a proposed permanent...
Feb 24

Wisconsin students outperform national average on AP exams

Nearly 70,000 AP exams taken by state’s Class of 2020
MADISON — Public school graduates in Wisconsin once again performed above the national average on Advanced Placement exams while in high school, a...
Feb 17

Stanford Taylor releases statement on Gov. Evers 2021-2023 Budget Proposal

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor issued a statement today on Gov. Tony Evers’ 2021-2023 Biennial Budget education...
Feb 16

DPI seeking additional Wisconsinites to test internet speed

Information to be used to develop strategies in improving broadband access across state
MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction announced today it is seeking additional Wisconsin residents to take part in its initiative...
Feb 10

Stanford Taylor statement on Gov. Evers’ budget proposal for student mental health needs

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor released a statement today on Gov. Tony Evers’ proposed 2021-2023 biennial budget provision of...
Feb 09

Department will hold hearing on proposed rule relating to changes to criteria for specific learning disabilities

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold an administrative rules hearing to accept public testimony on a proposed permanent...
Feb 09

Department will hold hearing on proposed rule related to expanding virtual summer and interim session courses

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold an administrative rules hearing to accept public testimony on a proposed permanent...
Feb 05

Department will hold hearing on proposed rule relating to pupil nondiscrimination procedures

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