School Board Champions Resource Page

Spring 2023: Visit our Election HQ for all things GOTV and school board-related! 2022 Archive: Let this page serve as a central resource for school board champions in 2022! Updated regularly. (Have something to add? Email anytime.) Thinking of running for school board? Tips and To-Dos October 20, 2021: SCHOOL BOARD MATTERS workshop School […]

Stop playing politics and release the federal funds public schools needed a year ago — from the Wisconsin Examiner

Read this op-ed from our executive director Heather DuBois Bourenane, published in the Wisconsin Examiner on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, here. In May of this year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) put forward a fair and common-sense plan for allocating federal ESSER III funds (funds allocated by Congress for COVID relief) that was rejected […]

Blue Ribbon Birthday: No Gift for Kids

To read this release as a PDF, click here. After four years of inaction on common-sense recommendations, Wisconsin lawmakers are failing our kids. We tracked education legislation all year.  Wisconsin legislators failed to meet kids’ needs and played political games instead. Four years ago today, Speaker Vos formed a bipartisan Blue Ribbon Commission on School […]

December 1, 2021: Last Action Newsletter of the Year

See all monthly Wisconsin Public Education Network Action Newsletters on our website at 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 […]