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Sep 19

Stanford Taylor delivers State of Education Address

State superintendent emphasizes collaboration for educational equity
Photos from the event are available here MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor delivered her first annual State of Education...
Sep 19

Photos from State of Education Address and Ceremony

These photos from the September 19, 2019 State of Education Address and Ceremony are available for reporting or sharing news. More information about...
Sep 19

Photos of 2019 Friends of Education

These photos of the 2019 Friends of Education were taken on September 19, 2019 and are available for reporting or sharing news. More information...
Sep 18

Six state finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards named

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction named six educators as finalists for the 2019 Presidential Awards for Excellence in...
Sep 17

Stanford Taylor names 2019 Friends of Education

Photos of the Friends of Education are available here MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor named five organizations as 2019...
Sep 16

State of Education Address Thursday

Stanford Taylor to recognize Friends of Education and Teachers of the Year at Capitol event
Photos from the event are available here MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor will present her annual State of Education Address...
Sep 12

Wisconsin Student Assessment System results released

MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction released results of the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS) exams given during the 2018-19...
Sep 05

Wisconsin wins $35 million to help economically disadvantaged students attend college

New, seven-year GEAR UP grant focuses on eight districts while also supporting students statewide
MADISON — Wisconsin won a competitive federal grant to provide Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) helping...
Sep 03

Stanford Taylor welcomes students back to school

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor welcomed students back to school today. She began the day participating in Milwaukee Public...
Aug 28

Stanford Taylor kicks off the year with educators

State superintendent visits schools, participates in supply drive alongside the Elementary Teacher of the Year and Badger Girl State Superintendent
MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor visited the Middleton and Jefferson school districts today, welcoming educators to another...