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DPI announces school safety recommendations

Framework focuses on keeping schools havens of learning, academic achievement

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction announced Monday it partnered with a broad coalition of education organizations to release a framework and recommendations to address school safety.

Dodgeville school among 5 in Wis. nationally honored

2013 Blue Ribbon Schools honored by U.S. Department of Education

Five public schools in Wisconsin have been named 2013 Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education for improving student achievement, according to a Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction release.

167 schools recognized for educating low-income students

Award recipients provide services to high numbers of economically disadvantaged students

State Superintendent Tony Evers announced 167 schools received recognition for success in educating students from low-income families, according to a release.

Moving to ACT exams up for approval

State would pay for ACT for all students, drop WKCE

Every high school junior in Wisconsin would take the ACT college entrance exam under a proposal up for a vote before the Legislature's budget committee.

School voucher concerns may require law change

DOJ reviewing state private school voucher program

State superintendent Tony Evers says it may take changes in Wisconsin law in order to address concerns raised by the U.S. Department of Justice over the state's private school voucher program.

Pridemore launches run for state superintendent

Candidacy launched in Madison Monday

Republican state Rep. Don Pridemore says he wants to be Wisconsin's top education leader to bring a conservative approach to the job and increase the connection between schools and businesses.

Pridemore launches run for state superintendent

Candidacy launched in Madison Monday

Republican state Rep. Don Pridemore says he wants to be Wisconsin's top education leader to bring a conservative approach to the job and increase the connection between schools and businesses.