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Feb 24

Wisconsin students outperform national average on AP exams

Nearly 70,000 AP exams taken by state’s Class of 2020
MADISON — Public school graduates in Wisconsin once again performed above the national average on Advanced Placement exams while in high school, a...
Feb 17

Stanford Taylor releases statement on Gov. Evers 2021-2023 Budget Proposal

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor issued a statement today on Gov. Tony Evers’ 2021-2023 Biennial Budget education...
Feb 16

DPI seeking additional Wisconsinites to test internet speed

Information to be used to develop strategies in improving broadband access across state
MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction announced today it is seeking additional Wisconsin residents to take part in its initiative...
Feb 10

Stanford Taylor statement on Gov. Evers’ budget proposal for student mental health needs

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor released a statement today on Gov. Tony Evers’ proposed 2021-2023 biennial budget provision of...
Feb 09

Department will hold hearing on proposed rule relating to changes to criteria for specific learning disabilities

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