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Holiday, Latoya – Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2017
The Wisconsin Department for Public Instruction (DPI) is required to submit this report to the Legislature regarding the status of existing charter schools, the number of petitions for new charter schools, and the action taken by school boards and the DPI on petitions for new charter schools. This report offers the results of new charter school…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, School Districts, Decision Making, Program Development
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2016
"Wisconsin Public Schools at a Glance" provides in a single page document statistical information on the following topics: (1) Total number of public schools (2015-16); (2) Student (2015-16); (3) Attendance & Graduation (2014-15);(4) Staff (2013-14); (5) School Funding; and (6) Student Performance (2014-15). [For the previous report…
Descriptors: Public Schools, School Statistics, Employees, Students
Eagleburger, Scott – Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2015
The Wisconsin Department for Public Instruction (DPI) is required to submit this report to the Legislature regarding the status of existing charter schools, the number of petitions for new charter schools, and the action taken by school boards and the DPI on petitions for new charter schools. This report offers the results of charter school…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, School Districts, Decision Making, Program Development
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2014
"Wisconsin Public Schools at a Glance" provides in a single page document statistical information on the following topics: (1) Total number of public schools (2014-15); (2) Staff (2013-14); (3) Students (2013-14);(4) Report Cards (2013-14); (5) Attendance and Graduation (2012-13); (6) Student Performance (2013-14); and (7) School Funding.
Descriptors: Public Schools, School Statistics, Employees, Students
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2011
Wisconsin's adoption of the Common Core State Standards provides an excellent opportunity for Wisconsin school districts and communities to define expectations from birth through preparation for college and work. By aligning the existing Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards with the Wisconsin Common Core State Standards, expectations can be…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, State Standards, Alignment (Education), English
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2010
To assist Wisconsin education leaders with planning for Response to Intervention (RtI), the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), in partnership with Wisconsin education stakeholders, has developed this informational brief. This brief is intended to provide guidance for implementation of RtI and should not be read as administrative…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Guidance, Response to Intervention, Educational Objectives
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2009
The Next Generation Assessment Task Force was convened to formulate Wisconsin's path forward. Task force members listened to leaders from business and technology sectors as well as leaders from PK-12 and higher education. This summary shares the process, definitions, assumptions, and recommendations of the task force. This paper aims to use these…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Measurement, Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2006
This bulletin outlines the New Wisconsin Promise program - a commitment to ensuring that every Wisconsin child graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the twenty-first century global society by: (1) Ensuring quality teachers in every classroom and strong leadership in every school; (2) Improving student achievement with a…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Community Involvement, Economic Development, State Programs
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2005
This booklet was developed to help school staff members, parents, and community leaders understand how family centers can promote family participation and strengthen their schools. It also serves as a guide to establishing family centers. The term, family center, is used throughout this booklet, although many schools prefer to call their center…
Descriptors: Resource Materials, Family Involvement, Web Sites, Educational Environment
Landsverk, Ruth Anne – Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2004
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), a major reform of the ESEA, was passed by Congress and signed into law on January 8, 2002. NCLB redefines the federal role in K-12 education and aims to help close the achievement gap between disadvantaged and minority students and their peers. NCLB is very complex and has many requirements with which…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Federal Legislation
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2004
The long-term goal of the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS) is for all students to show mastery of skills and knowledge in the subject areas tested. Wisconsin's Model Academic Standards describe the skills children should have and the things they should know by the end of grades 4, 8, and 12. Each subject is divided into content standards…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, State Standards, Achievement Tests, Academic Achievement
Decker, Paula Crandall; Geraghty, Lisa; Wendt, Sharon – Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2004
The purpose of this study was to identify and describe the actions taken on new charter school petitions or proposals. This report offers a summary of charter school activity in the 426 Wisconsin school districts during the 2002-2003 school year. The data is based upon an electronic survey administered by the Wisconsin Department of Public…
Descriptors: State Surveys, Charter Schools, State Legislation, School Publications
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2004
Public school students have completed this year's testing under the 2003-04 Wisconsin Student Assessment System "Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Examinations" (WKCE). These examinations were administered at grades 4, 8, and 10 as required by s. 118.30, Wis. Stats. The test results will provide important information about what students know and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Test Results, State Standards, Evaluation Criteria
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2004
Wisconsin's Quality Educator Initiative, Chapter PI 34 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code, is designed to build teacher training programs and ongoing professional development opportunities that are competency-based and consistent with the state teacher standards. The new system asks students in teacher training programs to demonstrate…
Descriptors: State Standards, Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Effectiveness
Grant, Evelyn; Lewis, William – Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Bureau Memorandum, 1968
A pilot program to meet the needs of mentally retarded deaf children is proposed by two Wisconsin schools. The rationale for the program and the summary statement from a 3-day workshop which met to consider a possible program are given. The purpose of the proposed program is to demonstrate the feasibility of removing, at least for a time, deaf…
Descriptors: Children, Deafness, Demonstration Programs, Educational Objectives