Summer Summit 2017 Resource Page

Here you will find videos, handouts, and brain storming notes from our sessions from this years summit. So if you weren’t able to join us, or if you didn’t make it to one of our sessions you are in the right place! Below you will find all our sessions with descriptions, panelists, and materials. (Some […]

Featured Presentation: Backpacks Full of Cash

  At this year’s summit we will be screening the film Backpacks Full of Cash. Narrated by Matt Damon, this feature-length documentary explores the growing privatization of public schools and the resulting impact on America’s most vulnerable children. Filmed in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Nashville and other cities, it takes viewers through the tumultuous 2013-14 school year, exposing […]

SPECIAL SESSION Education Action Alert!

Click here to TAKE ACTION NOW! PUBLIC EDUCATION ACTION ALERT! Wisconsin Public Education Network partners joined Governor Tony Evers, Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes, and Superintendent of Public Instruction Carolyn Stanford Taylor at the Capitol today to applaud a common sense proposal that would restore some of the most critical aid cut from the 2019-2021 education budget while […]

Wisconsin Public School Children Deserve Reinvestment

We cannot afford to keep playing politics with their future. Wisconsin Public Education Network Executive Director Heather DuBois Bourenane delivered these remarks today at a press event with Rep. Jonathan Brostoff launching the Public Education Reinvestment Act. This bill would restore and expand the state’s SAGE program and roll back the state’s taxpayer funded private […]

Public Schools Week 2020

In order to make this year even BIGGER and BETTER than last, we are going to coincide our Wisconsin Public School Celebration, with a National celebration of our schools. This allows us not only to further amplify our message and grow together, but there are a ton of cool resources that ave been provided at […]

Materials and Resources-2018 Summer Summit

Presenter materials and resources. #WeChoose Equity Keynote presentation by Jitu Brown, Journey for Justice Alliance Video: Failing Brown v. Board Presentation: #WeChoose Equity Morning Session (10-11:15 am) (A1) School Funding 101: Get the Facts (LMC/1348) (A2) Climate Matters: Build School Community (1310)   (A3) Using Social Media to Celebrate our Public Schools (1365) Presentation – Using […]

Description of Breakout Sessions with Materials and Handouts for 2019 Summit

Description of Break Out Session, with Materials and Handouts! Breakout Session A A1 School Funding 101: Get the Facts Dee Pettack and Bob Soldner, Department of Public Instruction What do people mean when they say the funding formula is broken? How do private school vouchers impact public school budgets? What’s the difference between “instrumentality” and […]

Wisconsin Counts!

It’s time to make sure Wisconsin Counts! The start of October means we’re 6 months away from the start of the 2020 Census, and we want to make sure EVERY CHILD COUNTS in Wisconsin! JOIN THE #2020CENSUS TWITTERSTORM TUESDAY, OCT. 1 FROM 12-1! Use your personal, district, and organizational Twitter accounts to get #2020Census and […]