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Jun 21

Wisconsin DOA selects vendor for statewide fundamental skills and universal reading screener assessments

School districts must use screener in 4K through third grade under Act 20
MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction is announcing NCS Pearson was selected to supply the statewide reading readiness screener...
Jun 13

State superintendent statement on MPS corrective action plan

MADISON — State Superintendent Dr. Jill Underly today released the following statement regarding an update from the Wisconsin Department of Public...
Jun 07

State superintendent statement on unified, coordinated approach in support of MPS’ kids

MADISON — State Superintendent Dr. Jill Underly today released the following statement on having a collaborative approach to prioritizing Milwaukee...
Jun 06

State superintendent statement on Joint Committee on Finance holding hearing despite no action on Act 20 funding

MADISON — State Superintendent Dr. Jill Underly today released the following statement regarding the decision by the Joint Committee on Finance to...
Jun 06

DPI focuses on growth-based mindset in updated student performance level descriptors for standardized assessments

Overwhelming feedback in survey guides first update to terminology in nearly 10 years
MADISON — Following months of extensive engagement with internal and external education partners, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction is...
Jun 06

DPI statement on correspondence to Milwaukee Public Schools

MADISON — Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Communications Officer Chris Bucher released the following statement regarding a letter sent...
Jun 05

State superintendent appoints critical leadership positions

Dr. Barb Novak, Superintendent Josh Robinson bring decades of public education experience to the DPI
MADISON — State Superintendent Dr. Jill Underly today announced she has made appointments to critical leadership positions within the Wisconsin...
Jun 04

State superintendent statement on Milwaukee Public Schools superintendent resignation

MADISON — State Superintendent Dr. Jill Underly today released the following statement regarding the resignation of the Milwaukee Public Schools...
May 29

DPI statement on correspondence to Milwaukee Public Schools

MADISON — Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Executive Director Sachin Chheda released the following statement today in regard to a letter...
May 23

Summer Food Service Program ready to begin across Wisconsin

Program provides 2.6 million nutritious meals to children, teens in low-income areas during summer months
MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction announced today it has started working with eligible organizations interested in providing...