I Can Hear Her (A Poem for Peace)

by Claire Gannon Claire is a rising junior at North High School in Eau Claire. She loves creative writing and also participates in theater and soccer. Claire read this poem aloud at a March for Our Lives protest in Eau Claire on Saturday, June 11, 2022. Content warning: Gun violence in schools Claire says: “I […]

Wisconsin Public Education Network Summer Summit to be held in Eau Claire Thursday, July 21

View this release as a PDF here. Wisconsin families, educators, school board members, district leaders, and community advocates will gather on Thursday, July 21 for the 8th Annual Wisconsin Public Education Network Summer Summit at Eau Claire North High School. The theme of this year’s Summer Summit is Public Schools Unite Us, and it features […]

June 1, 2022: Summer Begins

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May 4, 2022: Appreciation In Action

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April 15, 2022: Spring Election Reflections

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Minding the Gaps: Public Schools Unite Us: The Story of Ben Nelson and the Menomonee Falls Public Schools

Minding the Gaps is a monthly Wisconsin Public Education Network blog from Wisconsin Alliance for Excellent Schools (WAES) Board Vice President Jim Shaw examining educational gaps or educational inequity in Wisconsin. Public Schools Unite Us is the 2022 theme of the Wisconsin Public Education Network. The story of Ben Nelson, a student in the Menomonee Falls […]

March 2, 2022: Fast-Tracked Bills; Primary Election; Summer Summit Special Tickets

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Minding the Gaps: You Get What You Pay For

Minding the Gaps is a monthly Wisconsin Public Education Network blog from Wisconsin Alliance for Excellent Schools (WAES) Board Vice President Jim Shaw examining educational gaps or educational inequity in Wisconsin. What’s the best way to close the gaps? Vouchers or teachers? In the past 10 years Wisconsin increased spending on voucher programs by 179%. Individual […]

Wisconsin Parents Are Clear: Don’t Let Political Whims Distract Us from Kids’ Needs

Wisconsin education advocates call for solutions, not shenanigans. This release was published on Feb. 10, 2022. View it as a PDF here. Public education parents and advocates around Wisconsin have been clear and consistent for years: Students need more resources in their public schools. Revenue limits must be lifted so new funds can actually reach […]