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Date Title
Apr 22 Wisconsin is tops again in federal Green Ribbon Schools program
Apr 10 School libraries to receive $30.2 million from Common School Fund
Apr 10

Evers names eight Business Friends of Education

Apr 8

Last year for WKCE math and reading; results improve over five years

Accompanying Release: Fourth year of choice school data

Apr 7 EDITORIAL: Libraries help us achieve our goals
Apr 3 April is Military Child Month
Evers encourages schools, public to recognize children in military families
Apr 2 Young entrepreneurs bring creativity, independence
Winner and finalists hail from Fort Atkinson, Arrowhead Union, and Eau Claire school districts
Apr 2 Evers taps successful educators for achievement gap task force
Promoting Excellence for All to identify best practices to address Wisconsin’s achievement gap
Apr 1 Four Wisconsin principals serve as model educational leaders
Mar 27 Evers commends Bucyrus Foundation for supporting MPS welding lab
Mar 20 Student-run projects offer solutions to risky behavior
Mar 20 Tobacco, alcohol use down among teens
2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey results mirror societal tobacco trends
Mar 14 Hearing on rules for full-time open enrollment
Mar 14 Hearing on rules for charter school teaching licenses
Mar 12 68 private schools register for Wisconsin Parental Choice Program
Mar 12 125 schools plan to participate in Milwaukee Parental Choice Program
Mar 12 15 schools plan to participate in Racine voucher program
Mar 6

DPI testimony opposing Senate Bill 619

SAA Press Conference on SB 619, Other Testimony Opposing SB 619

Mar 4 Grants offer comprehensive services to pregnant and parenting students
Feb 26 Evers announces Green Ribbon award nominees
Feb 20 EDITORIAL: Proposed legislation subjects kids to political whipsaw
Feb 19 Legislature looks to politicize what kids learn
Proposal to insert legislative review of standards is bad for Wisconsin
Feb 19 Course Options program to expand opportunities for students
Feb 18 Evers thanks MPS Superintendent Thornton for his work
Feb 17 Hearing on high school graduation equivalency rules
Feb 13 Eight public schools nominated for national Blue Ribbon award 
Feb 11 Wisconsin is ‘Best in the Midwest’ for AP performance
Feb 5 EDITORIAL: Celebrate real-world connections during CTE month
Career and Technical Education Month Video Message
Feb 4 Libraries to gain faster Internet access with broadband expansion
Jan 30 ‘Standing Up for Rural Wisconsin’ awards to be presented Jan. 31
Jan 29 Six projects that strengthen rural communities to be recognized
Ninth annual ‘Standing Up for Rural Wisconsin Awards’ to be presented Friday in Madison
Jan 28 DPI seeking sponsors for Summer Food Service Program
Jan 27 Evers thanks Sen. Schultz for his public service
Jan 24 Wisconsin moving forward with Common Core in English language arts and mathematics
Jan 24 Public school open enrollment application period begins Feb. 3 
Jan 23

CTE: High standards, innovation, and excellence for college and career readiness

State Superintendent Tony Evers' CTE Month Video Message

Jan 22 SPEECH: Remarks to the 2014 Wisconsin State Education Convention
Jan 21 Evers: Strengthen Wisconsin by investing in education; fixing school funding system
Jan 15

Oral and written testimony from DPI hearings overwhelmingly support college and career-ready standards

Oral and written testimony / PDF

Jan 13

4K growth continues
93 percent of Wisconsin school districts offer services for 4-year-olds

Map of school districts with 4-year-old kindergarten

Jan 10 Evers congratulates Cross on appointment as UW System president
Jan 7 Evers congratulates two educators who were named 2012 Presidential Teaching Award recipients


For questions about this information, contact Debra Bougie (608) 266-1598