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May 04

Stanford Taylor proclaims ‘Teacher Appreciation Week’ in Wisconsin

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor proclaimed the week of May 4-8, 2020, as Teacher Appreciation Week in Wisconsin. Stanford...
Apr 23

10 Wisconsin students recognized with high national academic honor

MADISON — Ten Wisconsin students have been named semifinalists in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, a national honor recognizing the...
Apr 16

Department will hold hearing on statements of scope to expand virtual summer and interim session courses

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold a preliminary public hearing and comment period to consider promulgation of...
Apr 15

Special fund allocation to help improve Wisconsin student access to digital tools, resources

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction received a special fund allocation today from the Common School Fund to assist Wisconsin...
Mar 31

During trying times, Wisconsin’s libraries continue providing

A message from State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor for School Library Month
The recent public health emergency has demonstrated Wisconsin’s strength and ability to work together to provide essential resources during a time of...
Mar 16

DPI updates guidance for districts during COVID-19 school closures

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction today announced updated guidance to school districts regarding the continuity of learning...
Mar 13

UPDATE: Stanford Taylor statement on DHS agency order

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor issued a statement today regarding the Wisconsin Department of Health Services order under...
Mar 11

Sixty Wisconsin educators selected as 2020 Educators of Promise

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, in collaboration with the Wisconsin Army National Guard, and the Wisconsin Association for...
Mar 10

Graduation rates in Wisconsin continue to rise with class of 2019

MADISON — Graduation rates in Wisconsin continued on an upward trend, with 90 percent of students in the class of 2019 completing high school within...
Feb 19

Stanford Taylor to tour Milwaukee schools, see how students utilize Career and Technical Education programs

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor will learn how students benefit from various Career and Technical Education programs by...