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Feb 09

Department will hold hearing on proposed rule related to expanding virtual summer and interim session courses

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold an administrative rules hearing to accept public testimony on a proposed permanent...
Feb 05

Department will hold hearing on proposed rule relating to pupil nondiscrimination procedures

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold an administrative rules hearing to accept public testimony on a proposed permanent...
Feb 01

Stanford Taylor proclaims February CTE Month in Wisconsin

More than 130,000 students enrolled in programming
MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor proclaimed the month of February 2021 as “Career and Technical Education Month” in Wisconsin...
Feb 01

Strengthening community partnerships key to future of students

A guest editorial by State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor
With the month of February representing Career and Technical Education Month in our state and across the nation, there is no better time to recognize...
Feb 01

Summer Food Service Program seeks sponsors to provide healthy meals to children

Program sponsors have served millions of nutritious meals during pandemic
MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction today announced it is seeking sponsors to provide meals to children living in economically...
Jan 28

DPI announces increase in private schools registered for Private School Choice Programs for 2021-22 school year

Application period opens Monday
MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction reported today an increase in private schools participating in the state’s three Private...
Jan 26

Public comment period open for draft academic standards in mathematics

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction is seeking public comment on new draft Wisconsin Standards for Mathematics.   The State...
Jan 26

DPI will hold hearing on statement of scope relating to offsetting revenue of Parental Choice and Special Needs Scholarship programs

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold a preliminary public hearing and comment period to consider promulgation of...
Jan 25

Open enrollment application period opens Feb. 1

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction announced today the online application period for the Public School Open Enrollment program for the...
Jan 19

New, collaborative project expands opportunities for mental health services to Wisconsin schools

Schools interested in free coaching, resources encouraged to fill out interest inquiry
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction today announced the creation of a statewide coaching network and resource center designed to build...