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 […]
It is past time to get at the roots of this dehumanization — to stop endorsing these racist acts of violence with budgets and policies that perpetuate them, to empower Black children, their families, and invest in their futures.
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 […]
Lawmakers need to deliver necessary resources before making unsupported demands for face-to-face instruction.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Tara LeRoy, Palmyra-Eagle parent and board member, named Wisconsin Public Education Network’s 2020 Changemaker of the Year July 30, 2020. The nonpartisan advocacy coalition Wisconsin Public Education Network awarded its 2nd annual Changemaker of the Year award at the 6th Annual Summer Summit on Friday, July 24, 2020. Tara LeRoy, a community leader, activist and school […]
In a crucial time for black families and people of color, public schools–the heart of our communities–show leadership.
Public schools need $230 billion in federal aid. Here’s what you can do right now.