Release: DPI budget proposal provides support “our kids deserve”

Nov. 12, 2020. View this release as a pdf here.  DPI budget proposal provides support “our kids deserve” say public education advocates. Wisconsin Public Education Network partners around the state have high praise and appreciation for Carolyn Stanford Taylor’s 2021-2023 budget proposal. As State Superintendent for Public Instruction, she submitted her budget proposal to Governor […]

Give Kids the Treat of a Great Public Education. #VotePublic

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Let’s give Wisconsin’s kids the best treat: well-resourced public schools, empowered educators, and a budget that prioritizes kids and families. That starts with #VotePublic. Here’s a roundup of easy actions and resources from this week: Make sure everyone in your life has their voting plan in order. DO NOT MAIL ABSENTEE BALLOTS BACK […]

Where the Candidates stand on Education Issues

Candidates were asked to take the #VotePublic Pledge. Add your name to the list here. Learn more about the pledge here. These survey results are published to provide voters an opportunity to see where candidates for federal office stand on the education issues that matter most to Wisconsin students. FEDERAL, sent out by the Wisconsin […]

Education Action Alert & Updates: September 2020

NEW! “Get on the Bus” Action Map + Action Grants! It’s time to #GetOnTheBus and #VotePublic for Wisconsin’s kids and their public schools!  Please read on for important updates and action alerts. NEW RESOURCES: COVID-19 Related School News – at a glance!  Click here for a regularly-updated chronicle of the news around the state related to COVID-19 school […]

Summer Roundup and Fall Kickoff: #VOTEPUBLIC!

Summer 2020 has launched us into a full-steam-ahead #VotePublic campaign for kids, educators, and their public schools. The Wisconsin Public Education Network and public school advocates have turned a busy and productive summer into a motivated, collaborative fall for our kids and their public schools. Read on for a summary of our sixth annual Summer […]

Show your Public School Pride this fall! Pre-order our NEW Yard Signs

​Want the world to know you & your students are PROUD to go back to school at the local public schools you love and trust? Want to show your community you are a proud public school student, educator, parent, or supporter? We’ve got one way to spread the love and sent a positive message of support for local students and their public schools. […]

Summer Summit 2020 Archive

The 6th Annual Summer Summit 2020 was held virtually due to the COVID pandemic. All the materials, and video recordings of the sessions can be found for free here. It was an inspiring day full of many lessons and laughs, hope you find some of both below. #VotePublic Welcome from Charlie Berens of the Manitowoc […]

NEW RESOURCE! Equity in Pandemic Schooling: An Action Guide

Friends of Wisconsin students and their public schools will ​be enormously grateful for this excellent new resource: Equity in Pandemic Schooling: An Action Guide for Families, Educators & Communities​ provides concrete explanations of the equity concerns at stake during the gap-widening moment of returning to school during a pandemic.  Parents, educators and community members will find the language and […]