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Form ER-1-BVI Update

Dec 01
The department revised prompts in section I of the BVI criteria form to improve documentation if a teacher of the blind and visually impaired...

2023 Transition Incentive Grant Funds Finalized

Nov 23
The 2022 Indicator 14 data has been finalized, and the amount districts will receive through the Special Education Transition Incentive Grant Funding...

At-Home Tests are Available for Order by Schools/Districts and Individual Households

Nov 23
Regular COVID-19 testing helps reduce community spread and keeps schools operating safely. This is especially important during the holidays as...

Minutes for Braille Instruction

Nov 23
The following excerpts from the OSEP Dear Colleague Letter on Braille guides LEAs. “IEP Teams must ensure that the instructional time allotted for...

Now Available - Recording of October 25 Joint DHS/DPI School Stakeholder Public Health Webinar

Nov 23
The recording of the webinar for local public health and school stakeholders held on October 25, 2022, has been released. View the Public Health...

LGBTQ+ Youth in Crisis: Best Practices Webinar

Nov 23
LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and other/questioning) students, and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) students, and...

Wisconsin Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) Grant Applications Available

Nov 23
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is pleased to announce that applications for Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning...

The Department of Health Services (DHS) Urges Wisconsinites to Protect Themselves Against Respiratory Viruses this Holiday Season

Nov 17
School districts may consider sharing this message with their school communities. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services recommends that...

Notifications for Exceeding 1% Participation Threshold on Alternate Assessment

Nov 17
On Tuesday, November 15, 2022, districts received an email regarding notification of exceeding the 1.0 percent participation threshold in one or more...

Registration for the 2023 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is Now Open

Nov 17
Registration for the 2023 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is now open! Schools with students in any grades between 6-12 are encouraged to...