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Apr 23

15 students named Presidential Scholar Semifinalists

MADISON — Fifteen Wisconsin students have been named semifinalists in the 2018 Presidential Scholar Program, one of the nation’s highest honors...
Apr 19

April 23 hearing set on choice and tribal revitalization grant scope statements

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will conduct a preliminary public hearing from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. April 23 on four statements...
Apr 19

Four scope statements are subject of morning preliminary hearing April 23

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will conduct a preliminary public hearing from 9 to 11 a.m. April 23 on four statements of...
Apr 17

Grants help students avoid AODA issues

MADISON —Sixty-six school districts throughout Wisconsin have received funding that will help reduce or prevent the use of alcohol, tobacco, and...
Apr 16

Hearing scheduled April 19 on two scope statements

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will conduct a preliminary public hearing from 2 to 4:30 p.m. April 19 on two statements of...
Apr 13

135 Title I Schools of Recognition named

MADISON — Schools from around the state learned this week that they are among 135 being recognized for their success in educating students. All of...
Apr 10

2017 NAEP results flat

MADISON — Reading and mathematics results for the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the Nation’s Report Card,...
Apr 05

2018 Principals of the Year recognized

MADISON — State Superintendent Tony Evers and Association of Wisconsin School Administrators Executive Director Jim Lynch recognized three Wisconsin...
Mar 23

Survey results show mixed picture for Wisconsin youth

MADISON — Results from the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) provide both promising and troubling news about the status of high school students...
Mar 20

Evers: Our kids deserve better

MADISON — In the wake of today’s school shooting in Maryland and action by the Wisconsin Legislature, State Superintendent Tony Evers made the...