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Sep 18

Annual State of Education Address Thursday

Evers to recognize Friends of Education and Teachers of the Year at Capitol event
MADISON — State Superintendent Tony Evers will present his annual State of Education Address at noon Thursday, Sept. 20, in the State Capitol in...
Sep 17

Evers statement on K-12 education budget

MADISON — State Superintendent Tony Evers issue a statement today on the 2019-21 budget being submitted to fund kindergarten through 12th-grade...
Sep 13

145 districts receive sparsity aid payment

MADISON — The state’s small, sparsely populated school districts are sharing $25 million in aid payments that can be used to offset any costs the...
Sep 06

Awards to be presented to five Friends of Education

MADISON — Five organizations across the state are being named 2018 Friends of Education for their work on behalf of Wisconsin school children. State...
Aug 28

Four state finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards named

MADISON — Four Wisconsin educators have been named finalists for the 2018 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (...
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...