ACTION ALERT: ANNUAL MEETINGS MATTER!

While we might not all agree on policy matters, using district budgets to punish students for district-level policy is simply wrong. It is cruel and we cannot allow our children to pay the price of these politics. After efforts to sabotage annual meetings of the electorate were thwarted in communities like Whitefish Bay by strong […]

September 1, 2021: Summit Archive; Fall Workshops; Educational Equity Challenges

See all monthly Wisconsin Public Education Network Action Newsletters on our website at WisconsinNetwork.org/Action-News. If you have news, actions, achievements, or updates you’d like us to include in our next newsletter, submit them at this form! Read on for news that matters to Wisconsin kids and their public schools, action opportunities you can take right […]

Disability Rights Champion Martha Siravo announced Wisconsin Public Education Network 2021 Changemaker of the Year

August 6, 2021 Wisconsin Public Education Network announced Martha Siravo as its 2021 Changemaker of the Year during the closing session of the 7th Annual Summer Summit.  Martha Siravo is an active Madison parent, disability rights advocate, founding member of Madtown Mommas and Disability Rights Advocates, and reigning Ms. Wheelchair Wisconsin (a crown she wore for […]

August 4, 2021: Summit Archive Coming Soon

No Action Newsletter this month! This week has been focused almost exclusively on the 7th Annual Summer Summit, which took place on August 2 in Sun Prairie. The event was a successful and inspiring gathering of hundreds of educators, administrators, community members, advocates, partners, and more — both in person and virtually via Zoom. We […]

Equity Resources Page

Thriving public schools provide safe, welcoming environments for all and meet the unique individual needs of all students. Educational equity ensures our public schools have the resources and supports they need to provide an equally excellent and well-rounded education to every student. This is a running page of messaging and educational resources to stand up […]

Gap-Widening Budget Fails Wisconsin’s Children

July 8, 2021. Joint Statement from Dr. Julie Underwood, President, Wisconsin Alliance for Excellent Schools, and Heather DuBois Bourenane, Executive Director, Wisconsin Public Education Network in Response to Passage of State Budget Bill and Governor Evers’ Veto Message. View this release as a PDF here. Governor Evers proposed an education budget that offered a road […]

July 7, 2021: Budget on Governor’s Desk; Day of Action Recap; SUMMER SUMMIT

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2021 Week of Action Highlights

Wisconsin has spoken on the state budget. Now let’s make sure we’re heard. Take action now before it’s too late, and share these stories to amplify kids’ needs. Wisconsin Public Education Network partners across the state took local action on June 21, 2021 — and throughout the week — to demand that the legislature pass […]

June 2, 2021: JFC Tries to Spin the Budget; Summer Summit Registration is Live

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