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Jul 17

Hearing set on rules for Special Needs Scholarship Program

MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction will conduct a hearing from 2:30 to 4 p.m. July 30 at department headquarters, GEF 3, Room P41, 125...
Jul 16

Monterrey is state’s National Teacher of the Year nominee

Herb Kohl Foundation gives $6,000 award
MADISON — Sarahí Monterrey’s approach to teaching embodies a genuine belief that every student has the ability to learn, grow, and overcome obstacles...
Jul 13

Evers commends two educators

MADISON — State Superintendent Tony Evers commended two educators who recently received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and...
Jul 12

Wisconsin draft theatre standards open for public comment

MADISON — Citizens, parents, students, educators, and other school personnel can submit comments on draft academic standards for theatre, one of the...
Jul 09

Hearing set on rules related to energy efficiency expenditures

MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction will conduct a hearing from 2:30 to 4 p.m. July 19 at department headquarters, GEF 3, Room P41, 125...
Jun 29

July 1 general aid estimate released

MADISON — About half of Wisconsin public school districts will receive more general aid in the 2018‑19 school year than they did for the 2017‑18...
Jun 28

Federal grants to support 26 new and expanding charter schools

MADISON — In a highly competitive round of grant applications, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction approved 26 awards totaling more than $...
Jun 19

Transition Readiness Grant Program recipients selected

MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction announced the 37 school districts that will receive funding through a competitive grant program...
Jun 13

84 schools to participate in Special Needs Scholarship Program

New student applications open July 1 for 2018-19 school year
MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) has posted a list of the 84 schools that have registered to participate in the Special Needs...
Jun 05

Evers praises Wisconsin’s 2018 Green Ribbon School recipients

MADISON — Just 46 schools across the country received recognition through the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools program and two of...