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All media inquiries should be directed to Tom McCarthy, Communications Director, (608) 266‑3559.
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Aug 02

WEOP college tours

MADISON—Wisconsin Educational Opportunity Program (WEOP) took to the road during the end of June and mid-July to give nearly 60 students an...
Jul 25

Annual income guidelines set for school and day care meals

MADISON — Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service uses federal poverty information to update income...
Jul 25

Hearing set to reinstate rules for part-time open enrollment

MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction will conduct a hearing from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Aug. 9 at department headquarters, GEF 3, Room P41, 125...
Jul 23

Grants to expand mental health services in schools

MADISON — Sixty-four school districts and consortiums are sharing $3.25 million in state grant funding to provide school-based mental health services...
Jul 17

Hearing set on rules for Special Needs Scholarship Program

MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction will conduct a hearing from 2:30 to 4 p.m. July 30 at department headquarters, GEF 3, Room P41, 125...
Jul 16

Monterrey is state’s National Teacher of the Year nominee

Herb Kohl Foundation gives $6,000 award
MADISON — Sarahí Monterrey’s approach to teaching embodies a genuine belief that every student has the ability to learn, grow, and overcome obstacles...
Jul 13

Evers commends two educators

MADISON — State Superintendent Tony Evers commended two educators who recently received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and...
Jul 12

Wisconsin draft theatre standards open for public comment

MADISON — Citizens, parents, students, educators, and other school personnel can submit comments on draft academic standards for theatre, one of the...
Jul 09

Hearing set on rules related to energy efficiency expenditures

MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction will conduct a hearing from 2:30 to 4 p.m. July 19 at department headquarters, GEF 3, Room P41, 125...
Jun 29

July 1 general aid estimate released

MADISON — About half of Wisconsin public school districts will receive more general aid in the 2018‑19 school year than they did for the 2017‑18...