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All media inquiries should be directed to Tom McCarthy, Communications Director, (608) 266‑3559.
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Aug 28

Hearing scheduled Sept. 4 on licensing scope statement

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will conduct a preliminary public hearing from 1 to 2 p.m. on Sept. 4 on a statement of...
Aug 27

37 sites gain 21st Century Community Learning Center grants

MADISON — Students at 37 sites around the state will enjoy engaging after-school programming that contributes to their academic, physical, and civic...
Aug 22

Evers commends Sun Prairie educator

Sandra Kowalczyk to receive 2018 National Educator of the Year Award
MADISON — State Superintendent Tony Evers congratulated Sandra Kowalczyk for being named a 2018 Educator of the Year by the Association for Middle...
Aug 21

Inclusive Services Institute concludes with August session

MADISON — After five months of work, participants in the inaugural Inclusive Services Institute produced a self-assessment tool that will allow...
Aug 15

Licensing rules hearing scheduled Aug. 29

MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction will conduct a hearing from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Aug. 29 at department headquarters, GEF 3, Room P41, 125...
Aug 02

WEOP college tours

MADISON—Wisconsin Educational Opportunity Program (WEOP) took to the road during the end of June and mid-July to give nearly 60 students an...
Jul 25

Annual income guidelines set for school and day care meals

MADISON — Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service uses federal poverty information to update income...
Jul 25

Hearing set to reinstate rules for part-time open enrollment

MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction will conduct a hearing from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Aug. 9 at department headquarters, GEF 3, Room P41, 125...
Jul 23

Grants to expand mental health services in schools

MADISON — Sixty-four school districts and consortiums are sharing $3.25 million in state grant funding to provide school-based mental health services...
Jul 17

Hearing set on rules for Special Needs Scholarship Program

MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction will conduct a hearing from 2:30 to 4 p.m. July 30 at department headquarters, GEF 3, Room P41, 125...