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Sep 17

Stanford Taylor names 2019 Friends of Education

Photos of the Friends of Education are available here MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor named five organizations as 2019...
Sep 16

State of Education Address Thursday

Stanford Taylor to recognize Friends of Education and Teachers of the Year at Capitol event
Photos from the event are available here MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor will present her annual State of Education Address...
Sep 12

Wisconsin Student Assessment System results released

MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction released results of the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS) exams given during the 2018-19...
Sep 05

Wisconsin wins $35 million to help economically disadvantaged students attend college

New, seven-year GEAR UP grant focuses on eight districts while also supporting students statewide
MADISON — Wisconsin won a competitive federal grant to provide Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) helping...
Sep 03

Stanford Taylor welcomes students back to school

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor welcomed students back to school today. She began the day participating in Milwaukee Public...
Aug 28

Stanford Taylor kicks off the year with educators

State superintendent visits schools, participates in supply drive alongside the Elementary Teacher of the Year and Badger Girl State Superintendent
MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor visited the Middleton and Jefferson school districts today, welcoming educators to another...
Aug 26

Stanford Taylor welcomes educators back to school

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor wished educators a successful school year as they head back to the classroom. "There’s...
Aug 22

Grants awarded to prevent student alcohol and drug use

MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction awarded $886,495 in grants to programs that will help reduce and prevent the use of alcohol, tobacco,...
Aug 20

Wisconsin's National Teacher of the Year nominee is named

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation gives $6,000 award
MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction announced Wisconsin's representative to the National Teacher of the Year program will be Erin McCarthy...
Aug 15

Department awards nearly $4 million to support students outside of school hours

MADISON — Students at 35 public and private schools across Wisconsin will benefit from new 21st Century Community Learning Center grants awarded by...