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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

Erin McCarthy named 2020 Middle School Teacher of the Year

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation gives $3,000 award
MADISON — In a surprise ceremony at her school today, Erin McCarthy of Milwaukee, an eighth grade social studies teacher at Greendale Middle School,...
May 08

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

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation gives $3,000 award
May 03

Bawaajigekwe Andrea DeBungie named 2020 Special Services Teacher of the Year

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation gives $3,000 award
MADISON — In a surprise ceremony today, Bawaajigekwe Andrea DeBungie of Washburn, a special education teacher at Ashland Middle and Lake Superior...
Apr 25

12 students named Presidential Scholar Semifinalists

MADISON — Twelve Wisconsin students have been named semifinalists in the 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholar Program, one of the nation’s highest honors...
Apr 16

Stanford Taylor names 114 Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor announced 114 Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition awards for 2019, an honor that...