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.
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.
Panelists painted an inspiring picture of our state–and showed the urgency.
Even in the middle of a pandemic, people across the state showed educators how much they care.
The coronavirus pandemic shows us exactly what role educators play in our communities. As Wisconsin families continue to stay Safer At Home, public schools have had to adapt in unprecedented ways. Districts across the state have fast-tracked to online lessons, fitted students’ homes for remote learning and adjusted the grading scales. Teachers and all school […]
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 […]
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 […]