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NEWS: Danielle Allen To Receive Kluge Prize

Library of Congress Kluge Prize Recipient Danielle Allen

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced today that Danielle Allen, director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and the James Bryant Conant University Professor at Harvard University, will receive the 2020 John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity.

Allen will collaborate with the Library on an initiative she has designed, titled “Our Common Purpose—A Campaign for Civic Strength at the Library of Congress.” It will include programs to engage schools, universities, political leaders, and the American public in efforts to promote civic engagement. As Allen has said, “Civic education is our common purpose.”

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NEWS: Danielle Allen To Receive Kluge Prize

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DPI issues guidance on a safe return to in-person instruction

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction today issued Education Forward, a guidance document for Wisconsin district and school leaders to use as they plan for a safe, efficient, and equitable return to school for the 2020-21 school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
 


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DPI issues guidance on a safe return to in-person instruction

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Department will hold hearing on emergency rule on changes to Foundations of Reading Test requirements

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold an administrative rules hearing to accept public testimony on an emergency rule related to changes to ch. PI 34 as a result of 2019 Wisconsin Act 44.
 


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Wisconsin court system delivering 600,000 face masks to circuit courts statewide

Wisconsin court system delivering 600,000 face masks to circuit courts statewide
2020-06-12 11:56:00
Wisconsin state court system staff are distributing 600,000 face masks purchased through the Director of State Courts office to assist circuit courts statewide in advancing local plans to resume in-person proceedings and jury trials.
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Wisconsin court system delivering 600,000 face masks to circuit courts statewide

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Latest News: Librarian Appoints Chief Human Capital Officer

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced today that Joe Cappello has been selected to serve as the Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) for the Library of Congress, effective immediately. Cappello has been the acting CHCO since January.

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Latest News: Librarian Appoints Chief Human Capital Officer

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DPI awards $4.1 million to Wisconsin charter schools

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction today announced it approved six federal grant awards totaling more than $4 million for the purpose of planning, opening, or expanding charter schools in Wisconsin.
 


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DPI awards .1 million to Wisconsin charter schools

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NEWS: Library Events Canceled Until 9/1

The Library of Congress announced today that it will cancel all scheduled public events at the Library until Sept. 1 as part of its ongoing efforts to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19 coronavirus. Whenever possible, the Library will reschedule the public programs that have been canceled. We will also provide regular public updates on the operating status of Library facilities.

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Judges discuss Wisconsin Courts COVID-19 Task Force Report in WisconsinEye interview

Judges discuss Wisconsin Courts COVID-19 Task Force Report in WisconsinEye interview
2020-06-03 17:59:00
WisconsinEye’s Steve Walters recently interviewed Director of State Courts Randy R. Koschnick, Bayfield County Circuit Court Judge John P. Anderson and retired Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge John J. DiMotto about the Wisconsin Courts COVID-19 Task Force report and circuit court operations. A recording of the Newsmakers episode is available here.
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Director Koschnick addresses circuit court planning for resumption of in-person proceedings, jury trials

Director Koschnick addresses circuit court planning for resumption of in-person proceedings, jury trials
2020-06-03 10:00:00
The State Bar of Wisconsin recently interviewed Director of State Courts Randy R. Koschnick about circuit court planning for the resumption of in-person proceedings and jury trials, as directed by Supreme Court orders and guided by the Wisconsin Courts COVID-19 Task Force report. A video of the interview and related article from the InsideTrack newsletter can be found here.
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Through uncharted waters, Wisconsin’s senior class led by example

As state superintendent, I congratulate Wisconsin’s class of 2020. I am so incredibly proud of Wisconsin’s students and educators for their compassion and resilience, which they have demonstrated through the conclusion of the 2019-2020 school year.
 


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Through uncharted waters, Wisconsin’s senior class led by example