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Jun 17

DPI distributes $1.9 billion to Wisconsin schools

Funds includes new mental health program, special education supports, general school aids, and transportation
MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction distributed funding to schools today from numerous programs, totaling $1.8 billion, with an...
Jun 06

DPI awards $7 million to 11 new and expanding charter schools

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction approved 11 awards totaling more than $7 million in federal funds to plan, open, or expand...
May 23

Stanford Taylor statement on Joint Finance Committee action

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor issued a statement today on the Joint Committee on Finance action on K-12 education and public...
May 22

Stanford Taylor recognizes Green and Healthy Schools

Milwaukee preschool is first Wisconsin preschool to receive federal Green Ribbon Schools award
MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor today recognized three Wisconsin schools for "green and healthy" accomplishments: Schlitz...
May 21

Hearing May 28 on revisions to educator licensure rules

MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction will conduct a hearing from 1:30 to 3 p.m. May 28 at department headquarters, GEF 3, Room P41, 125...
May 20

Photos from Title I Schools of Recognition Ceremony

These photos from the May 20, 2019 State Capitol ceremony are available for reporting or sharing news about the 2019 Wisconsin Title I Schools of...
May 17

Capitol ceremony Monday to celebrate Schools of Recognition

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor will honor 114 schools from all over Wisconsin during a ceremony at the Wisconsin State...
May 09

Four educators named Wisconsin Teachers of the Year

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation gives $3,000 to each honoree
MADISON — “It's such an honor to recognize four educators who help students connect with successful paths in the world,” said State Superintendent...
May 09

Chelsea Miller named 2020 Elementary Teacher of the Year

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation gives $3,000 award
MADISON — In a surprise ceremony today, Chelsea Miller of Jefferson, an art teacher at Sullivan and West elementary schools in the Jefferson School...
May 08

Chad Sperzel-Wuchterl named 2020 High School Teacher of the Year

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation gives $3,000 award