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Oct 15

DPI releases numbers on general school funding

New figures include certified general aid eligibility as well as choice and charter enrollments
MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) posted information today that supports school districts as they plan for state general school...
Oct 07

Department will hold hearing on proposed rules relating to parental choice programs

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will conduct a hearing to accept public testimony on two proposed permanent rules. The...
Oct 01

Stanford Taylor proclaims October as Keeping Kids Safe Online Month

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor proclaimed October as Keeping Kids Safe Online Month in Wisconsin. “We want our youth to use...
Sep 26

Stanford Taylor congratulates Wisconsin’s 2019 Blue Ribbon Schools

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor today congratulated eight Wisconsin schools that received National Blue Ribbon School honors...
Sep 23

Department will hold hearing on educational interpreter licensing rules

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will conduct a hearing to accept public testimony on a proposed permanent rule related to...
Sep 19

Stanford Taylor delivers State of Education Address

State superintendent emphasizes collaboration for educational equity
Photos from the event are available here MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor delivered her first annual State of Education...
Sep 19

Photos from State of Education Address and Ceremony

These photos from the September 19, 2019 State of Education Address and Ceremony are available for reporting or sharing news. More information about...
Sep 19

Photos of 2019 Friends of Education

These photos of the 2019 Friends of Education were taken on September 19, 2019 and are available for reporting or sharing news. More information...
Sep 18

Six state finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards named

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction named six educators as finalists for the 2019 Presidential Awards for Excellence in...
Sep 17

Stanford Taylor names 2019 Friends of Education

Photos of the Friends of Education are available here MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor named five organizations as 2019...