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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
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, 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
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