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Jan 14

Department will hold public hearing on emergency 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 emergency...
Dec 30

DPI publishes school district report on impacts of building closures during 2019-2020 school year

Educators overcame various challenges to provide instruction, deliver meals to students
MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction today published a state report summarizing the impacts of school building closures during...
Dec 28

Department will hold public hearing on emergency rule related to licensing flexibilities during pandemic declaration

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold an administrative rules hearing to accept public testimony on a proposed emergency...
Dec 23

Department will hold hearing on proposed changes to rules related to pupil services professionals licensing

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold an administrative rules hearing to accept public testimony on proposed changes to...
Dec 23

DPI will hold hearing on statement of scope relating to biennial cleanup of department administrative rules

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold a preliminary public hearing and comment period to consider promulgation of...
Dec 21

Stanford Taylor statement on former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor released a statement today on the death of former Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice...
Dec 11

Five Wisconsin educators named finalists for national award

Teachers nominated for success in teaching math, science
MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor today named five Wisconsin educators finalists for the 2020 Presidential Awards for Excellence...
Dec 08

Hearing notice: DPI will hold hearing on statement of scope relating to expanding virtual summer and interim session courses

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold a preliminary public hearing and comment period to consider promulgation of...
Nov 25

Department will hold hearing on proposed rules related to children with disabilities

MADISON —The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold an administrative rules hearing to accept public testimony on proposed changes to...
Nov 25

DPI will hold hearing on proposed rules related to SLP licensing and educator preparation programs

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