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Oct 15

School districts receive certified general aid figures

55 percent of districts will receive more aid than the prior year
MADISON — As required by state statute on or by Oct. 15 of each year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has provided the certified...
Oct 02

Wisconsin Student Assessment System results hold steady

Mathematics results show positive trend
MADISON — Overall results held steady on Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS) exams given during the 2017-18 school year, with some promising...
Oct 01

Evers congratulates Wisconsin’s 2018 Blue Ribbon Schools

MADISON — State Superintendent Tony Evers today congratulated eight Wisconsin elementary schools that received National Blue Ribbon School honors...
Sep 20

State of Education Address Excerpts

This is my 10th time addressing you as your elected state superintendent. It’s my great honor to serve our kids and families, our educators, our...
Sep 20

SPEECH: State of Education

Welcome. Thanks to all of you for being here today. This is my 10th time addressing you as your elected state superintendent. It’s my great honor to...
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 (...