Posts Tagged ‘Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’

Wisconsin education department demands more funding while spending thousands at resorts, waterparks

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MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has spent $294,465.57 in two fiscal years on resorts in Wisconsin Dells a Media Trackers review of state spending records has found. According to OpenBooks.wi.gov, a state spending transparency website established by Gov. Scott Walker, DPI spent lavishly at six resorts in the popular entertainment and vacation destination.
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Group outlines 7 layers of government education bureaucracy

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MADISON, Wis. – As part of a broader look at curriculum used in public schools across the state, the Wisconsin Grandsons of Liberty, a conservative grassroots group, has outlined 7 layers of educational administration and bureaucracy in the state. Graphically depicting the current system, the group argues that, “A hard look needs to be taken at the structure of education administration in Wisconsin.”
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School choice news in Wisconsin highlights state senate races

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MADISON, Wis. – Data just released by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction reveals that Wisconsin’s statewide school choice program is more popular than some lawmakers may have thought it would be. The program, capped by the legislature at no more than 1,000 openings for the upcoming school year, had 3,407 applicants.
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