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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...
Feb 18

Stanford Taylor, Frostman, and Foy to tour local school, see how students utilize Career and Technical Education programs

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor will join Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Secretary Caleb Frostman and Wisconsin...
Feb 13

Wisconsin’s public libraries receive $3 million federal grant

MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction announced today that Wisconsin received a multi-million dollar federal grant to aid in improving...
Feb 12

More than $65,000 awarded to student-led programs aiming to tackle alcohol, drug, vaping challenges

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction awarded $65,430 in grants to student groups from across the state for their leadership roles...
Feb 11

Stanford Taylor to tour Wisconsin schools, stress significance of Career and Technical Education

MADISON — With more Career and Technical Education options available to students than ever before, State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor will...
Feb 10

Department will hold hearing on alternatives to preparation for special education teachers

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will conduct a hearing to accept public testimony on proposed permanent rules related to...
Feb 06

Wisconsin schools nominated to receive national award

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction today nominated eight public schools for national recognition for academic excellence and...