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Jan 21

Department will hold hearing on proposed rules related to expanding pedagogical knowledge assessment in educator preparation programs

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) will conduct a hearing to accept public testimony on proposed permanent rules related...
Jan 13

Stanford Taylor will not run for state superintendent in 2021

Hopes successor will continue DPI’s focus on educational equity to ensure all students graduate college and career ready
MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor announced her decision today not to run in the 2021 election for state superintendent of...
Jan 09

Stanford Taylor releases statement on denial of Palmyra-Eagle Area School District’s dissolution order

MADISON — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Carolyn Stanford Taylor issued the following statement in response to today’s action on the...
Dec 26

Department will hold preliminary public hearing on statements of scope for administrative rules

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) will conduct a hearing to accept public testimony on promulgation of administrative...
Dec 11

Department will hold hearing on amending rule related to expanding pedagogical knowledge assessment

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) will conduct a hearing to accept public testimony on proposed promulgation of...
Dec 10

Through grant program, more students, schools have access to fresh produce in Wisconsin than ever

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) today announced that a grant program, encouraging students to live a healthy lifestyle...
Dec 06

Department will hold hearing on proposed rules relating to clarification of high-cost special education aid

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will conduct a hearing to accept public testimony on proposed permanent rules related to...
Dec 03

Stanford Taylor releases statement on shooting incident at Oshkosh West High School

MADISON — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Carolyn Stanford Taylor issued the following statement in response to today’s shooting incident...
Dec 02

Stanford Taylor releases statement on shooting incident at Waukesha South High School

MADISON — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Carolyn Stanford Taylor issued the following statement in response to today’s shooting incident...
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...