ACTION ALERT: ANNUAL MEETINGS MATTER!

While we might not all agree on policy matters, using district budgets to punish students for district-level policy is simply wrong. It is cruel and we cannot allow our children to pay the price of these politics. After efforts to sabotage annual meetings of the electorate were thwarted in communities like Whitefish Bay by strong […]

June 2, 2021: JFC Tries to Spin the Budget; Summer Summit Registration is Live

See all monthly Wisconsin Public Education Network Action Newsletters on our website at WisconsinNetwork.org/Action-News.To receive the Action Newsletters via email, make sure you join our mailing list and select “Newsletter” under “Email Interests.”If you have news, actions, achievements, or updates you’d like us to include in our next newsletter, submit them at this form! There […]

Action Alert: Virtual Rally for Wisconsin Public Schools

The Joint Finance Committee will vote on the Education Budget on Thursday, May 27, and has presented an alternative proposal that signals an intent to reject both the Governor’s budget and the testimony submitted at hearings around the state. The budget they put forward will be brought before the entire legislature for a vote in the coming months: […]

Evers’ public education budget a path to close gaps, open doors for students

Please see below for our press release responding to the Governor’s Budget Address. You can view this release online as a pdf here. Parents and educators around the state were quick to applaud for Governor Evers’ education budget tonight. “Wisconsin desperately needs to invest responsibly in closing our gaps and opening up opportunities for our kids and our […]

Feb. 3, 2021: Primary Coming Up; Legislative Updates; After-School Socials

See all bi-weekly Wisconsin Public Education Network Action Newsletters on our website at WisconsinNetwork.org/Action-News. 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 […]

Jan. 20, 2021: Winter/Spring Workshop Overview

See all bi-weekly Wisconsin Public Education Network Action Newsletters on our website at WisconsinNetwork.org/Action-News. 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 […]

2021 Resolutions: Let’s do this. For the kids.

“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen, Anthem 2020 was a challenging and intensely exhausting year for all of us, but also one where we accomplished so much. We could not be more proud of the grassroots teams, school districts, educators, board members, parents, and above all […]

Dec. 16: Governor’s Listening Session on Education

​ Registration is now OPEN for the Dec. 16 “People’s Budget” public listening session on  education hosted by Gov. Tony Evers and Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes. Event begins at 6:00 pm. We strongly encourage you to attend this hearing and share your thoughts on the state budget and what local students need most to ensure their success! ​TWO […]

Dec. 9, 2020: Governor’s Budget Session; Annual Winter Social

Welcome to the NEW bi-weekly Wisconsin Public Education Network Action Newsletter, which will be shared on our website at WisconsinNetwork.org/Action-News and easily circulated on social media. 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 […]

Release: DPI budget proposal provides support “our kids deserve”

Nov. 12, 2020. View this release as a pdf here.  DPI budget proposal provides support “our kids deserve” say public education advocates. Wisconsin Public Education Network partners around the state have high praise and appreciation for Carolyn Stanford Taylor’s 2021-2023 budget proposal. As State Superintendent for Public Instruction, she submitted her budget proposal to Governor […]