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Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2023
The Wisconsin Department of 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 DPI on petitions for new charter schools (see Wis. Stat. ยง115.28 (49)). This report offers the results…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Charter Schools, School Districts, Grants
Wilson, Louise – Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2022
Throughout the school year, recommendations were revised several times to reflect what was currently known about the SARS-CoV-2 virus and best public health practices as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS). The situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Disease Control, Public Health
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2020
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 the charter school…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Reports, Charter Schools, Educational History
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2020
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 the charter school…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Reports, Charter Schools, Educational History
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2019
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: State Legislation, Reports, Charter Schools, Educational History
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2019
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, Decision Making, School Districts, School Administration
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2019
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 documents two distinct levels of…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Decision Making, School Districts, School Administration
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, 2017
Despite good intentions and efforts of individual educators and school systems across Wisconsin, broad K-12 achievement gaps exist. Indeed, the gaps between white students and students of color are among the worst in the nation; what's more, these gaps have persisted for over a decade (NAEP, 2015). Wisconsin's nearly 50,000 English Learners, over…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Equal Education, Models, Elementary Secondary Education
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