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The Rhinelander Daily News
Moving Forward: The Wisconsin  state assessmentSystem and were administered as required by state law. The purpose of this ass
Moving Forward: The Wisconsin  state assessment
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
System and were administered as required by state law. The purpose of this assessment, as outlined by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, is for students to have an opportunity to reflect on achievement; parents to better... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Shattering of Charlotte's Myth of Racial Harmonyschools were isolated by race or poverty—or both, according to a UNC Charlotte
The Shattering of Charlotte's Myth of Racial Harmony
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
schools were isolated by race or poverty—or both, according to a UNC Charlotte analysis of data from the state Department of Public Instruction. By the 2013-14 school year, the number of racially or economically isolated campuses had... Read more
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The News & Observer
Marvin Pittman remembered as North Carolina ‘giant in education’was an education consultant, teacher, principal and senior official in the Wake
Marvin Pittman remembered as North Carolina ‘giant in education’
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
was an education consultant, teacher, principal and senior official in the Wake and Durham school systems and the state Department of Public Instruction. As chairman of the education committee at Compassionate Tabernacle of Faith Baptist Church... Read more
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Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
Coming Homeand football. He served for three years as principal of a school covering grad
Coming Home
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
and football. He served for three years as principal of a school covering grades 1 – 12 before joining the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction as a specialist in school desegregation and race relations. Flood entertained the audience... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
State inspectors find dangerous defects on CMS busesInspectors with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction found dange
State inspectors find dangerous defects on CMS buses
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
Inspectors with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction found dangerous defects that forced some Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools buses off the road during an annual safety audit this spring. On Your Side Investigates obtained a copy of the... Read more
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Kenosha News
Unified sees 332-student decrease in enrollmentagain this year, with 332 fewer students enrolled at the state-mandated third F
Unified sees 332-student decrease in enrollment
Kenosha News / Posted 6 days ago
again this year, with 332 fewer students enrolled at the state-mandated third Friday count than last year. The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction requires districts to gather and report a head count of students receiving primary... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Lenoir Schools retool curriculum programsSchools started the new school year off with a hint of good news. The county m
Lenoir Schools retool curriculum programs
Kinston Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
Schools started the new school year off with a hint of good news. The county managed to not only remove itself from the Department of Public Instructions Low Performing District list, but two of the district’s lowest performing schools were able... Read more
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The Hindu
#WhatsYourIssue: It’s not about physical safety aloneStudents, teachers, private school managements and activists interact with offi
#WhatsYourIssue: It’s not about physical safety alone
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
Students, teachers, private school managements and activists interact with officials from the Department of Public Instruction and the Department of Women and Child Development “Why should adults decide children’s safety when children are the ones... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
New teacher shaking things up with 'Pokemon Go' lessonDisabilities and Disability Rights Wisconsin. Let's Get to Work partnered with
New teacher shaking things up with 'Pokemon Go' lesson
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Disabilities and Disability Rights Wisconsin. Let's Get to Work partnered with leadership at the following state agencies: the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Department of Health Services, and the Department of Public... Read more
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The Hindu
#whatsyourissue: Key problems in our schools and collegesto its office on Saturday to discuss these issues with officials of the Departm
#whatsyourissue: Key problems in our schools and colleges
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
to its office on Saturday to discuss these issues with officials of the Department of Women and Child Development and Department of Public Instruction at 4 p.m. The interaction will be followed by a web chat with Vasudev Sharma, executive... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Grading scale doesn’t add up for North Carolina public schools' performancegrowth is 20 percent. If a school gets a grade of D or F, it will be designate
Grading scale doesn’t add up for North Carolina public schools' performance
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 10 days ago
growth is 20 percent. If a school gets a grade of D or F, it will be designated low-performing by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction whether it meets expected growth standards or not. In 2014-2015, Efland-Cheeks Global... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Public hearing held on possible Mattoon School Districtboard can make the decision not to approve the district, in which case Mattoon
Public hearing held on possible Mattoon School District
WAOW Wausau / Posted 12 days ago
board can make the decision not to approve the district, in which case Mattoon residents could appeal to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. The last time a school successfully created a new district in Wisconsin was nearly a... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Senators seek students for Washington youth programNorth Dakota should contact their high school principal or Patricia Laubach, pr
Senators seek students for Washington youth program
Minot Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
North Dakota should contact their high school principal or Patricia Laubach, program administrator, with the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction at 328-4525 or plaubach@nd.gov. The 2017 program brochure with detailed rules, selection... Read more
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The Hindu
The threat of shops near schools selling tobacco and pubs that admit studentsschools are known to treat this as an outside problem because it is outside the
The threat of shops near schools selling tobacco and pubs that admit students
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
schools are known to treat this as an outside problem because it is outside their gates,” says K. Anand, Director Primary, Department of Public Instruction. He added that such vigilance had brought down the number of such shops in south Kar... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Evers to deliver annual State of Education speech in Capitolof Education speech this week. Evers is scheduled to give the address on Thurs
Evers to deliver annual State of Education speech in Capitol
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 13 days ago
of Education speech this week. Evers is scheduled to give the address on Thursday in the state Capitol in Madison. State Department of Public Instruction officials haven’t released any details about what he may focus on in the speech and didn’t... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Rerouted: Lenoir County Schools discovers students assigned to cancelled bus routewe had problems with our computers. We had IT come here to address those proble
Rerouted: Lenoir County Schools discovers students assigned to cancelled bus route
Kinston Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
we had problems with our computers. We had IT come here to address those problems; we also had problems from (the state Department of Public Instruction) in addressing those problems we were having with our routing,” Mitchell said. “What... Read more
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The Hindu
Drunk drivers: ‘onus of child’s safety on school managements’GPS facility or CCTV camera. Guidelines Commission Chairperson Kripa Alva sai
Drunk drivers: ‘onus of child’s safety on school managements’
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
GPS facility or CCTV camera. Guidelines Commission Chairperson Kripa Alva said that the order would be forwarded to the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to ensure compliance. As per the guidelines laid down by ‘Conditions for vehicles... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Digging Deeper: Funding Our FutureThe mill rate is the amount per $1,000 of your property's value that goes to th
Digging Deeper: Funding Our Future
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 17 days ago
The mill rate is the amount per $1,000 of your property's value that goes to the school district. According to the Department of Public Instruction, the mill rate in the Eau Claire School District was $9.40 for the 2015-2016 school year.... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Pender County Schools sets 40-percent minimum for gradesin how they set grading scales for their districts. "It’s a local board decisi
Pender County Schools sets 40-percent minimum for grades
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 18 days ago
in how they set grading scales for their districts. "It’s a local board decision about how they handle 'Fs'," said N.C. Department of Public Instruction spokeswoman Vanessa Jeter. "I've seen districts play that out in different ways." Leanne... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Local schools reflect on 2015 successes, begin planning for 2016and Jones county school districts reads like an amalgamation of a middling stud
Local schools reflect on 2015 successes, begin planning for 2016
Kinston Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
and Jones county school districts reads like an amalgamation of a middling student. Calculated by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, school district report cards were released last week, and rank every school in the state... Read more
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The Hindu
CBSE withdraws affiliation of six NPS institutionsSchool in Mysuru and National Academy for Learning in Basaveshwara Nagar - have
CBSE withdraws affiliation of six NPS institutions
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
School in Mysuru and National Academy for Learning in Basaveshwara Nagar - have been withdrawn. In August this year, the Department of Public Instruction had written to the CBSE urging the board to withdraw affiliation stating that the schools... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Schools struggle as teachers dwindle in numberto the next has become much more common place. New emergency administrative ru
Schools struggle as teachers dwindle in number
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 22 days ago
to the next has become much more common place. New emergency administrative rules put in place by Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will allow retired teachers or those reaching retirement to apply for non-renewable... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Task Force on Youth Workforce Readiness wants technical education valuedanother speaker suggested requiring internships as part of the high school curr
Task Force on Youth Workforce Readiness wants technical education valued
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
another speaker suggested requiring internships as part of the high school curriculum, which might require authorizing the Department of Public Instruction to grant waivers to districts that experience hardship in providing internship opportunities... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Report: Schools perform at or above state performance levelthe statewide numbers. Six Onslow County schools received a D grade. None rece
Report: Schools perform at or above state performance level
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
the statewide numbers. Six Onslow County schools received a D grade. None received an F, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction data. In neighboring Carteret County, all of the schools received a grade of C or... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Slight gains reported in reading, math scores��� The Latest on high school graduation rates in North Carolina (all times loc
Slight gains reported in reading, math scores
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 24 days ago
��� The Latest on high school graduation rates in North Carolina (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Figures from the state Department of Public Instruction show North Carolina students recorded slight gains in their math and reading proficiency and... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC virtual charter schools off to rough academic startus four years and let us prove ourselves,” he said. Medley, who used to run th
NC virtual charter schools off to rough academic start
The News & Observer / Posted 25 days ago
us four years and let us prove ourselves,” he said. Medley, who used to run the charter school office at the state Department of Public Instruction, said the first few years of a charter’s existance are its lowest performing. In a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Slight gains reported in reading, math scores(AP) - The Latest on high school graduation rates in North Carolina (all times
Slight gains reported in reading, math scores
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 25 days ago
(AP) - The Latest on high school graduation rates in North Carolina (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Figures from the state Department of Public Instruction show North Carolina students recorded slight gains in their math and science proficiency and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
High school graduation rates edge higherrates edged higher in 2016, marking the 11th consecutive year of gains. A repo
High school graduation rates edge higher
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 25 days ago
rates edged higher in 2016, marking the 11th consecutive year of gains. A report released Thursday by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction shows the four-year rate of 85.8 percent for the previous school year was up 0.2 percentage... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Pender schools jump in state report cardsthe most last year, while New Hanover and Brunswick schools' performance scores
Pender schools jump in state report cards
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 25 days ago
the most last year, while New Hanover and Brunswick schools' performance scores stayed largely flat. On Thursday, the N.C. Department of Public Instruction released its 2015-16 N.C. School Report Card data. From 2014-15 to last school year, the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NC public schools annual review shows increase in graduation rates, school performanceof North Carolina’s 2,459 traditional public and charter schools with grades fo
NC public schools annual review shows increase in graduation rates, school performance
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 25 days ago
of North Carolina’s 2,459 traditional public and charter schools with grades for the year achieved As and Bs, the N.C. Department of Public Instruction said. That number is up from the 29.4 percent that did so when the grading system began in... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Teacher shortage affecting North Central Wisconsin schoolsand language position before the school year begins. Teachers are diminishing
Teacher shortage affecting North Central Wisconsin schools
WAOW Wausau / Posted 25 days ago
and language position before the school year begins. Teachers are diminishing across the state, leading the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction to loosen some licensing standards. "People that have the qualifications and the skills for... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
La Crosse School District implementing mental health resourcesIn 2015, the La Crosse School District became part of the Department of Public
La Crosse School District implementing mental health resources
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 25 days ago
In 2015, the La Crosse School District became part of the Department of Public Instruction's Wisconsin School Mental Health Project, aimed at improving students' emotional well-being and mental health. Now, the district is looking to use the money... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Digging Deeper: As teacher shortage looms, state officials look for answersnot and, if you're in Winter, Wisconsin, sooner or later you won't be able to f
Digging Deeper: As teacher shortage looms, state officials look for answers
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 26 days ago
not and, if you're in Winter, Wisconsin, sooner or later you won't be able to find a second grade teacher," said Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) Superintendent Tony Evers. UW-Madison educational leadership and policy analyst Dr.... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
5 things to know about North Carolina's Achievement School DistrictEngineering scored a 36, which tied it with 18 other schools for 74th lowest-pe
5 things to know about North Carolina's Achievement School District
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 27 days ago
Engineering scored a 36, which tied it with 18 other schools for 74th lowest-performing in the state, according to the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. Snipes Academy of Art and Design, also in New Hanover, scored 39, putting it within the... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Political Digesthe said, the committee has learned what other states have been doing to improve
Political Digest
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
he said, the committee has learned what other states have been doing to improve security even further, and he said the Department of Public Instruction has been extremely helpful by developing a data inventory summary sheet to specify what... Read more
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Kenosha News
Central, Wilmot ACT scores drop a bitstates that funded ACT testing for all 11th-graders in 2015 as part of statewid
Central, Wilmot ACT scores drop a bit
Kenosha News / Posted 30 days ago
states that funded ACT testing for all 11th-graders in 2015 as part of statewide assessments, according to the state Department of Public Instruction. The average composite score for Central dropped from 23.2 in 2015 to 20.9 in 2016. At... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
UNC-system happenings Aug. 26, 2016Sept. 2015. She has also served as the founding dean of the UNC-P School of Edu
UNC-system happenings Aug. 26, 2016
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted a month ago
Sept. 2015. She has also served as the founding dean of the UNC-P School of Education, associate superintendent at the N.C. Department of Public Instruction and chairperson of the State Advisory Council on Indian Education. Locklear was the first... Read more

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