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 […]

2020 Changemaker of the Year: Tara LeRoy

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 […]

Teacher Appreciation Week 2020: Now More Than Ever

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 […]

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 […]