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Education: Government Agencies

State Listings:  WI   (Official USPS State Abbreviations)


U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education offers much information to students interested in pursuing a college education. They offer information on financial assistance programs and scholarships, they offer links to resources regarding college cost and admissions, as well as an A to Z topic search.

U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) has a mission to "provide leadership to achieve full integration and participation in society of people with disabilities by ensuring equal opportunity and access to, and excellence in, education, employment and community living." They fund a variety of educational and community programs. For more information, call (202) 205-5465.

U.S. Department of Education Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) supports a wide range of policies, programs, and activities that help young people and adults obtain the knowledge and skills they need to prepare for postsecondary education, successful careers and productive lives. The OVAE gateway includes access to information, research and resources to help students become lifelong learners and make the most of their education, their careers, and their individual human potential. Their website offers information on available grants, legislation, community colleges, adult education and literacy resources, career and technical education resources and much more. For more information, visit their website or e-mail ovae@ed.gov.

State Listings


New Sign Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Special Education Team is a part of the Division for Learning Support: Equity and Advocacy, which also includes Student Services, Prevention & Wellness; Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing; and Wisconsin Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired. For more information call the State of Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction at (800) 441-4563 (U.S. only) or (608) 266-3390.

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