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|FY 2014 Budget=$5.94 billion<ref name=budget>[http://news.dpi.wi.gov/news_2013-15-state-budget-information ''Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction,'' "2013-2015 State Budget Information," accessed January 14, 2014]</ref>
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|<center>'''Number of students:''' 871,551 <br> '''Number of schools:''' 2,211 <br> '''Number of school districts:''' 424 <br> '''Graduation rate:''' 90% <br> '''Per-pupil spending:''' $11,453 </center>
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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 after ratification of the [[Judgepedia:Wisconsin Constitution|Wisconsin State Constitution]]. Article X, Section 1 of the Constitution created the position of [[Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Public Instruction]] to supervise 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 managed 2,211 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>
|<center>'''Superintendent of Public Instruction:''' [[Tony Evers]]</center>
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|<center>[[Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction#History|History]] <br> [[Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction#Structure|Structure]] <br> [[Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction#Budget|Budget]] <br> [[Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction#External links|External links]] <br> [[Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction#References|References]]</center>
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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 2,211 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>
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==History==
 
==History==
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction possessed limited powers through its first century of existence. In 1849, the [[Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Public Instruction]] was tasked with school inspections, curriculum recommendations and distribution of revenues from public land sales. Authority over teacher licensing, curriculum development and assessment fell to county superintendents into the early 20th century. The [[Wisconsin State Legislature]] authorized the department to license state teachers in 1939. The department gained authority over special education in 1947 and high school graduation requirements in 1983.<ref name=blue>[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/lrb/bb/13bb/Executive.pdf ''Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau,'' "Wisconsin Blue Book 2013-2014: Executive," Accessed January 14, 2014]</ref>
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The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction possessed limited powers through its first century of existence. In 1849, the [[Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Public Instruction]] was tasked with annual school inspections, curriculum recommendations and distribution of revenues from public land sales. Authority over teacher licensing, curriculum development and assessment fell to county superintendents into the early 20th century. The [[Wisconsin State Legislature]] authorized the department to license state teachers in 1939. The department gained authority over special education in 1947 and high school graduation requirements in 1983.<ref name=blue>[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/lrb/bb/13bb/Executive.pdf ''Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau,'' "Wisconsin Blue Book 2013-2014: Executive," accessed January 14, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Structure==
 
==Structure==
 
===Mission===
 
===Mission===
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction published a statement of agency responsibility in the 2013-2014 Wisconsin Blue Book:<ref name=blue/>
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{{WIDOE}}The mission statement of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction reads:<ref name=blue/>
  
 
{{Quote|The Department of Public Instruction provides direction and technical assistance for public elementary and secondary education in Wisconsin. The department offers a broad range of programs and professional services to local school administrators and staff. It distributes state school aids and administers federal aids to supplement local tax resources, improves curriculum and school operations, ensures education for children with disabilities, offers professional guidance and counseling, and develops school and public library resources.}}
 
{{Quote|The Department of Public Instruction provides direction and technical assistance for public elementary and secondary education in Wisconsin. The department offers a broad range of programs and professional services to local school administrators and staff. It distributes state school aids and administers federal aids to supplement local tax resources, improves curriculum and school operations, ensures education for children with disabilities, offers professional guidance and counseling, and develops school and public library resources.}}
  
 
===Leadership===
 
===Leadership===
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The current [[Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Public Instruction]] is [[Tony Evers]]. The following list details his cabinet officials:<ref name=blue/>
  
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* '''Deputy State Superintendent:''' Mike Thompson
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* '''Executive Assistant:''' Jessica Justman
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* '''Special Assistant:''' Scott Jones
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* '''Chief Legal Counsel:''' Janet Jenkins
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* '''Director of Education Information Services:''' John Johnson
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* '''Legislative Liaison:''' Jennifer Kammerud
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====Departmental divisions====
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The Department of Public Instruction has five divisions managed by assistant superintendents listed below:<ref name=blue/>
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* '''Division of Academic Excellence:''' Sheila Briggs
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* '''Division of Finance and Management:''' Brian Pahnke
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* '''Division of Learning Support:''' Carolyn Stanford Taylor
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* '''Division of Libraries and Technology:''' Kurt Kiefer
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* '''Division of Student and School Success:''' Lynette Russell
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===State Board of Education===
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Wisconsin does not have a State Board of Education.
  
 
===Organizational chart===
 
===Organizational chart===
The following chart outlines the organizational structure of the Wisconsin Department of Education:<ref name=blue/>
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The following chart outlines the organizational structure of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction:<ref name=blue/>
  
[[File:Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction org chart.jpg|250px|link=Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction]]
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[[File:Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction org chart.jpg|600px|link=Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction]]
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==Budget==
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The [[Wisconsin State Legislature]] approved the following biennial budget for the Department of Public Instruction through the 2015 fiscal year:<ref name=budget/>
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{| class="wikitable collapsible collapsed" style="background:none; text-align: center; width: 700px"
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! colspan="4" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" |'' Department budget
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Funding category
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | FY 2013 ($)
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | FY 2014 ($)
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | FY 2015 ($)
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| Special Education || 368,939,100 || 368,939,100 || 368,939,100
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| SAGE || 109,184,500 || 109,184,500 || 109,184,500
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| Pupil Transportation || 23,703,600 || 23,703,600 || 23,703,600
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| Sparsity Aid || 13,453,300 || 13,453,300 || 13,453,300
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| Bilingual-Bicultural || 8,589,800 || 8,589,800 || 8,589,800
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| Tuition Payments || 8,242,900 || 8,242,900 || 8,242,900
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| Head Start Supplement || 6,264,100 || 6,264,100 || 6,264,100
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| TEACH Debt Service || 2,279,100 || 2,153,300 || 2,052,300
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| School Lunch Match || 4,218,100 || 4,218,100 || 4,218,100
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| Aid for CCDEBs || 4,067,300 || 4,067,300 || 4,067,300
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| Special Education-High Cost || 3,500,000 || 3,500,000 || 3,500,000
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| School Breakfast Grants || 2,510,500 || 2,510,500 || 2,510,500
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| Special Education-Supplemental || 1,750,000 || 1,750,000 || 1,750,000
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| Peer Review & Mentoring || 1,606,700 || 1,606,700 || 1,606,700
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| 4K Start Up Grants || 1,350,000 || 1,350,000 || 1,350,000
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| School Day Milk || 617,100 || 617,100 || 617,000
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| Open Enrollment Transportation || 434,200 || 434,200 || 434,200
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| Aid for CESAs || 260,600 || 260,600 || 260,600
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| Gifted and Talented Grants || 237,200 || 237,200 || 237,200
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| SAGE-Debt Service || 133,700 || 133,700 || 133,700
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| Supplemental Aid || 100,000 || 100,000 || 100,000
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| Youth Options Transportation || 17,400 || 17,400 || 17,400
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| Per Pupil Adjustment Aid || 42,500,000 || 0 || 0
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| STEM Grants || 0 || 250,000 || 0
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| Educator Effectiveness || 0 || 5,746,000 || 5,746,000
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| High Cost Transportation Aid || 0 || 5,000,000 || 5,000,000
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| New Per Pupil Aid || 0 || 63,487,500 || 126,975,000
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|-
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| Tribal Languages || 222,800 || 222,800 || 222,800
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| Aid for AODA || 1,284,700 || 1,284,700 || 1,284,700
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| School Library Aids || 37,000,000 || 32,000,000 || 34,000,000
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|-
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| Environmental Education, Forestry-UW || 200,000 || 200,000 || 200,000
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|-
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| Environmental Education, Env. Assess-UW || 130,500 || 130,500 || 130,500
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| Educ Telecomm Access-DOA || 11,105,100 || 11,105,100 || 11,105,100
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| General Equalization Aids || 4,293,658,000 || 4,341,594,600 || 4,415,960,500
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| High Poverty Aid || 16,830,000 || 16,830,000 || 16,830,000
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| School Levy Tax Credit || 897,400,000 || 897,400,000 || 897,400,000
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| State Residential Schools || 11,210,300 || 10,788,000 || 10,788,000
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| '''Total:''' || '''5,873,000,000''' || '''5,947,372,600''' || '''6,086,875,000'''
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==Recent news==
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[Wisconsin]]
 
* [[Wisconsin]]
 
* [[Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction]]
 
* [[Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction]]
* [[Portal:School boards and school board elections|School Board Elections portal]]
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* [[Portal:School Boards and School Board Elections|School board elections portal]]
  
 
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Revision as of 07:44, 15 April 2014

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
link={{{State}}}
Agency Profile
Superintendent:Tony Evers
FY 2014 Budget:$5.94 billion[1]
Employees:635
Year founded:1848
Website:Department Home Page
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction oversees public K-12 education and public libraries in Wisconsin. The department was created in 1848 after ratification of the Wisconsin State Constitution. Article X, Section 1 of the Constitution created the position of Superintendent of Public Instruction to supervise public education.[2] The department managed 2,211 schools and 871,551 K-12 students during the 2012-2013 school year.[3][4]

History

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction possessed limited powers through its first century of existence. In 1849, the Superintendent of Public Instruction was tasked with annual school inspections, curriculum recommendations and distribution of revenues from public land sales. Authority over teacher licensing, curriculum development and assessment fell to county superintendents into the early 20th century. The Wisconsin State Legislature authorized the department to license state teachers in 1939. The department gained authority over special education in 1947 and high school graduation requirements in 1983.[5]

Structure

Mission

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The mission statement of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction reads:[5]
The Department of Public Instruction provides direction and technical assistance for public elementary and secondary education in Wisconsin. The department offers a broad range of programs and professional services to local school administrators and staff. It distributes state school aids and administers federal aids to supplement local tax resources, improves curriculum and school operations, ensures education for children with disabilities, offers professional guidance and counseling, and develops school and public library resources.[6]

Leadership

The current Superintendent of Public Instruction is Tony Evers. The following list details his cabinet officials:[5]

  • Deputy State Superintendent: Mike Thompson
  • Executive Assistant: Jessica Justman
  • Special Assistant: Scott Jones
  • Chief Legal Counsel: Janet Jenkins
  • Director of Education Information Services: John Johnson
  • Legislative Liaison: Jennifer Kammerud

Departmental divisions

The Department of Public Instruction has five divisions managed by assistant superintendents listed below:[5]

  • Division of Academic Excellence: Sheila Briggs
  • Division of Finance and Management: Brian Pahnke
  • Division of Learning Support: Carolyn Stanford Taylor
  • Division of Libraries and Technology: Kurt Kiefer
  • Division of Student and School Success: Lynette Russell

State Board of Education

Wisconsin does not have a State Board of Education.

Organizational chart

The following chart outlines the organizational structure of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction:[5]

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction org chart.jpg

Budget

The Wisconsin State Legislature approved the following biennial budget for the Department of Public Instruction through the 2015 fiscal year:[1]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Wisconsin + Department + Public + Instruction"

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction News Feed

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See also

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