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Extra Credit: Foundations of Targeted Violence Prevention

Screenshot from the Foundations of Targeted Violence Prevention module. Welcome to Extra Credit, our newest ConnectEd recurring feature! In each...
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Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Announces 2024 Scholarship and Award Recipients

Awards honor exceptional Wisconsin students, teachers, and administrators.  The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation has announced 304 Wisconsin student...
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Migrant Education Program: What To Know and How To Help

Special thanks to the DPI's Migrant Education Program Coordinator and Outreach Recruitment Liaison for their important work, and for help with this a...
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DPI's Louise Wilson Selected National Academy of School Nursing Fellow

School Nurse and Health Services Consultant Louise Wilson (at left) poses for a photograph with Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers (center) and Susan Pia...
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Bulletin Board 3/26/2024

Welcome to the ConnectEd Bulletin Board! This is the place to find opportunities for further professional development, grant and awards opportuniti...
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Student Artists Bring Sunshine to Homebound Seniors

Some of the student-decorated lunch bags created by Madison-area students. Lunch bags are distributed through Meals on Wheels to homebound seniors e...
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What Arts Educators Can Teach Us About Cultivating Creativity and Innovation

Students in Pewaukee express themselves at a painting station in a TAB classroom. This article is the third in a series of articles on Innovation p...
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Proposed DPI Rule Provides Districts Additional Flexibility, Autonomy on School Start Date

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold a virtual hearing on a proposed rule that would provide local education agencies additional...
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Celebrating School Breakfast Week and School Nutrition Month 2024

Thanks to Kristan O’Toole, Susan Bostian Young, and Haley Donlan, Wisconsin Department of Public School Nutrition Team’s School Breakfast Specialists...
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Extra Credit: School-Based Suicide Prevention Gatekeeping

Welcome to Extra Credit, our newest ConnectEd recurring feature! In each issue, we’ll spotlight training resources to help you stay centered in you...