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Beauty in Transformation: Trans Day of Visibility

03/28/2023
Student artwork, which reads:  “When a caterpillar becomes a butterfly, there is a moment in the transition when the caterpillar must let go of its...
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Help Achieve a Historic Investment in Public Education and Libraries

03/28/2023
The children, families, and communities of Wisconsin deserve the best public education and library systems in the country. We need robust and ongoing...
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In Praise of Disability Rights Activist Judy Heumann

03/28/2023
The disability rights movement has lost an amazing activist and teacher in Judy Heumann, who died recently at the age of 75. Heumann was born in New...
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School Libraries Foster Creativity and Boundless Learning

03/28/2023
School libraries of today go beyond showcasing books. They provide unique educational activities to transform learning. The library is integral to a...
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Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect by Nurturing Safe Families

03/28/2023
April is Family Strengthening Month in Wisconsin, a transformation of the observance of National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month. The missio...
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Sexual Assault Prevention Demands Equity

03/28/2023
This year, we are called upon to focus on building racial equity as an important component of sexual assault prevention. We can all take steps toward...
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Seven Wisconsin Educators Nominated for National STEM Teaching Award

03/14/2023
Seven Wisconsin educators have been named finalists for the 2023 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The PAEMST is...
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Visual Art Takes Center Stage for Youth Art Month in Wisconsin

03/14/2023
The work of student artists from around the state and across all grade levels. Youth Art Month (YAM) is a specific celebration of the visual art...
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Social Emotional Learning Day Declared by State Superintendent

03/14/2023
Proclamation for Social Emotional Learning Day  By State Superintendent Dr. Jill Underly Full text here WHEREAS: social emotional learning (SEL) i...
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Greater Madison Writing Project Announces High School Summer Programs

03/14/2023
The Greater Madison Writing Project (GMWP) at University of Wisconsin – Madison (UW) is an affiliate of National Writing Project (NWP) network, a nat...