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{{tnr}}'''Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction''' is the department for public K-12 education in [[Wisconsin]]. This state agency manages public education and libraries in the state. It was created in 1848, the same year Wisconsin received statehood, because the [[Judgepedia:Wisconsin Constitution|state constitution]] provided for the establishment of local school districts and a free education for all children in the state.<ref>[http://dpi.wi.gov/aboutus.html About the DPI]</ref>
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{{tnr}}'''The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction''' oversees public K-12 education and public libraries in [[Wisconsin]]. The department was created in 1848 as Wisconsin became a state. Article X, Section 1 of the [[Judgepedia:Wisconsin Constitution|Wisconsin State Constitution]] created the position of [[Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Public Instruction]] to manage public education.<ref>[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/rsb/unannotated_wisconst.pdf ''Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau,'' "Wisconsin and U.S. Constitutions," Accessed January 14, 2014]</ref> The department provided funding for 424 schools and 871,551 K-12 students during the 2012-2013 school year.<ref>[http://wisedash.dpi.wi.gov/Dashboard/portalHome.jsp ''Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction,'' "Wisconsin Information System for Education," January 14, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://reportcards.dpi.wi.gov/ ''Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction,'' "District and School Report Cards Home," Accessed January 14, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==

Revision as of 11:00, 14 January 2014

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction oversees public K-12 education and public libraries in Wisconsin. The department was created in 1848 as Wisconsin became a state. Article X, Section 1 of the Wisconsin State Constitution created the position of Superintendent of Public Instruction to manage public education.[1] The department provided funding for 424 schools and 871,551 K-12 students during the 2012-2013 school year.[2][3]

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