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October is Bully Prevention Month

Oct 21
Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or...

Scope Statement 086-21-Proposed Permanent and Emergency Rule Relating to Specific Learning Disability Identification in Homeschool and Private School Settings

Oct 21
Under the current PI 11.36(6) Rule regarding the evaluation and eligibility determinations of Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD), there is no...

Scope Statement SS 085-21-Proposed Permanent Rule Regarding Reevaluation Criteria for Orthopedic Impairment, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Significant Developmental Delay Disability Categories

Oct 21
The scope statement SS 085-21 is now available, and the public comment period on this scope statement will be open until October 25, 2021. The...

2021-2022 Wisconsin School Health Award

Oct 21
Equitable schools create a learning environment where students are healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged! In an effort to improve schools...

Postsecondary Transition Plan 2.0 Updates

Oct 21
Last week the DPI released an update to the Postsecondary Transition Plan 2.0 (PTP 2.0). This updated included the release of two reports, the Other...

Return to School Roadmap: Developing and Implementing IEPs in the Least Restrictive Environment: Contingency Plans

Oct 21
On September 29, the U.S. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) released the second Return to School Roadmap, which focused...

District Administrator Email

Oct 18
Today, district administrators received an email regarding the ESSER III Updates. Below is the text of that email. There are a few important ESSER...

Joint Webinar for Public Health and School Stakeholders

Oct 14
The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and the Department of Health Services (DHS) COVID-19 Recovery and Response Team (CRRT) invite you to a...

Information About The Next Cycle Of The Procedural Compliance Self-Assessment (PCSA)

Oct 14
Through the PCSA, the department monitors compliance with special education requirements. Each cycle of the PCSA consists of five years, and during...

2021-22 Peer-to-Peer Suicide Prevention Grant

Oct 14
The DPI Peer-to-Peer Suicide Prevention Grant Program is being offered again in 2021-22. Any school at which pupils attend high school grades is...