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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....
Sep 03

Over 31 million meals served to Wisconsin students during pandemic

Schools, communities working together to ensure children receive, have access to food
MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction today announced over 31 million nutritious meals have been served to Wisconsin students at...
Aug 28

Change can happen

A guest editorial by State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor
Once again, Wisconsin and the nation must bear witness to the violent and inhumane treatment of our Black and Brown community. However, this week,...
Aug 27

5 educators selected as 2021 Wisconsin Teachers of the Year

Honorees represent full spectrum of teaching experiences, display excellence in profession
MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor today recognized five exemplary Wisconsin educators for being named the 2021 Wisconsin...
Aug 24

We must recommit to putting our children’s education first, together

A back-to-school message from State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor
The 2020-21 school year will have a different look and feel because of the current reality of living and operating in a COVID-19 environment. But,...
Aug 11

Department will hold hearing on three statements of scope

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold a preliminary public hearing and comment period to consider promulgation of...
Aug 11

Department will hold hearing statement of scope relating to speech and language pathologist licenses

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold a preliminary public hearing and comment period to consider promulgation of...
Aug 10

Department will hold hearing on proposed rules related to substitute educational interpreter licenses

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