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Oct 21

DPI will hold hearing on two statements of scope relating to pupil nondiscrimination procedures and learning disability criteria

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold a preliminary public hearing and comment period to consider promulgation of...
Oct 20

Wisconsin selected to receive $10 million federal grant to expand focus on student mental health services

Funding to assist schools in work on priority areas across state
MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction received a federal grant award to aid Wisconsin schools in expanding priority areas in...
Oct 15

DPI releases fall student count and revenue limit information

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction today released information on fall student counts and school district revenue limits for the...
Oct 15

DPI releases numbers on 2020-21 general school aids

New figures include certified general aid eligibility and private school choice and independent charter enrollments
MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction today posted state general school aids school districts will receive during the current school year....
Oct 13

DPI to release certified general school aid amounts, student membership counts

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, will publish 2020-2021 certified general school aid amounts,...
Oct 05

Department will hold hearing on a statement of scope relating to licensing flexibility during pandemic declaration

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold a preliminary public hearing and comment period to consider promulgation of...
Oct 01

Stanford Taylor proclaims October as Keeping Kids Safe Online Month

MADISON —State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor today proclaimed October as Keeping Kids Safe Online Month in Wisconsin.   “Thousands of...
Sep 24

Stanford Taylor congratulates eight Wisconsin schools for recognition as 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools

Schools honored for demonstrating academic excellence or progress in closing achievement gaps
MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor today congratulated eight Wisconsin schools for receiving a national honor recognizing...
Sep 17

Stanford Taylor’s remarks as prepared for delivery for 2020 Virtual State of Education Address

It is my honor to address the people of Wisconsin in the first ever virtual State of Education. I am so incredibly proud of Wisconsin’s students,...
Sep 15

Stanford Taylor to deliver virtual State of Education Address

State superintendent to provide update on education, present budget priorities in speech
MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor will present her annual State of Education Address at noon on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020....