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Taylor, Carolyn Stanford – Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2022
For Wisconsin schools and districts, implementing an equitable multi-level system of supports means providing equitable services, practices, and resources to every learner based upon responsiveness to effective instruction and intervention. In this system, high quality instruction, strategic use of data, and collaboration interact within a…
Descriptors: Special Education, Educational Quality, Intervention, Instruction
Krubsack, Liz; Incitti, Julie – Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2021
In Wisconsin, schools strive to create learning environments where all students and staff feel healthy, safe, supported, engaged, and challenged. To realize this vision, districts and schools partner with students, families, and the community to build a comprehensive school mental health system (CSMHS). A CSMHS increases health equity by ensuring…
Descriptors: School Health Services, Mental Health Programs, Positive Behavior Supports, Evidence Based Practice
Taylor, Carolyn Stanford – Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2019
For Wisconsin schools and districts, implementing an equitable multi-level system of supports means providing equitable services, practices, and resources to every learner based upon responsiveness to effective instruction and intervention. In this system, high quality instruction, strategic use of data, and collaboration interact within a…
Descriptors: Special Education, Positive Behavior Supports, Equal Education, Educational Quality
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
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2017
Data reveals that significant opportunity and achievement gaps persist between Wisconsin's students of color and white students, native and nonnative English-speaking students, and students with and without disabilities. In 2010, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction identified Response to Intervention (RtI) as a way to begin to address…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Positive Behavior Supports, Response to Intervention, Program Implementation
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
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, 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, 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
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