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 […]

Join Us! Register today for Wisconsin Public Education Network Summer Summit

All supporters of Wisconsin public schools are invited to attend the 3rd Annual Wisconsin Public Education Network Summer Summit. The Summer Summit is the Wisconsin public education advocacy event of the year: an opportunity like no other to connect with and learn from other supporters of public schools. From parents and  grassroots organizers to academics […]

Wisconsin Parents: Assembly Education Plan Hurts Kids, Betrays Promise

Wisconsin Parents: Assembly Education Plan Hurts Kids, Betrays Promise Parents, community members outraged by stalled K-12 budget discussions SUN PRAIRIE.  With K-12 public education funding discussions stalled as Assembly Republicans balk at the Governor’s plan to restore a fraction of the funding lost to public schools, public education advocates are expressing outrage and calling on […]

Budget Action Alert: Public Education Funding at Risk

Wisconsin Education Budget Action Alert! June 2, 2017 Breaking public education news in Wisconsin: Despite the testimony of public education advocates around the state in person and in writing through the course of this budget cycle, public education funding in the 2017-2017 biennial budget is at risk.  According to this latest report, lawmakers are divided […]

2017 Superintendent of Public Instruction Candidate Questionnaire

Wisconsin Public Education Network Voter Resource: 2017 Superintendent of Public Instruction Questionnaire April 4 Election Edition! Updated! Tony Evers and Lowell Holtz advanced through the primary to the Spring Election, which will be held on April 4. Polls are open statewide from 7am to 8pm. Note: Our original post included responses from the four primary […]

GO PUBLIC! 2019-2021 Budget HQ

The 2019-2021 state budget has a direct impact on our children, schools, and communities. Join us in making an impact to stand up for a Wisconsin where everyone thrives! BUDGET UPDATE: 6/12/2019 Joint Finance voted and passed a watered-down version of the education budget on May 23. Meeting began at 11am.  $900 million has been […]

Wisconsin Education Advocates Respond to Budget Proposal

Wisconsin Education Advocates Respond to Budget Proposal Call for an End to Playing Political Games with Schools, Children Parents and concerned citizens around the state, who represent groups and organizations calling to restore public school funding through a minimum $300/pupil/year revenue limit increase, weighed in today on the details of 2017-2019 education budget. Advocates were […]

I Love My Public School Week 2017

Feel the love! Follow our #ILoveMyPublicSchool Week Action Reports! What have Wisconsin parents & communities been doing to celebrate I Love My Public School week (Feb. 13-17, 2017)? We’re tracking the actions here! Use #ILoveMyPublicSchool to share your posts, and message or tag us on facebook (@WisconsinNetwork) or Twitter (@WiscEdNetwork) to get on the […]

I LOVE MY PUBLIC SCHOOL Week of Action Feb. 13-17

  Show your teachers, community, elected officials and decision makers why you love your public school! Statewide  I LOVE MY PUBLIC SCHOOL WEEK OF ACTION GUIDE Click here to download a printable pdf of this guide with a selfie-template! WHO:    All Wisconsin parents, educators, & community members who support and appreciate public schools WHEN:     […]