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Jul 01

July 1 general school aids estimate released

MADISON — Following a timeline required by state law, the Department of Public Instruction released an estimate today of the general school aids each...
Jun 25

Stanford Taylor releases statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court decision

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor released a statement today on the Wisconsin Supreme Court decision in Kristi Koschkee v....
Jun 18

Stanford Taylor statement on Justice Shirley Abrahamson

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor released a statement today on Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson's 43 years of...
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...