September 1, 2021: Summit Archive; Fall Workshops; Educational Equity Challenges

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WAES Statement in Support of President’s American Rescue Plan

Click here to view this statement as a PDF. Statement regarding President Biden’s American Rescue Plan from Julie Underwood, President of the Wisconsin Alliance for Excellent Schools Board of Directors and Heather DuBois Bourenane, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Public Education Network. President Biden’s American Rescue Plan finally puts forward funding and a policy response […]

Jan. 8, 2021: Superintendent Forum Follow-Up; Spotlight on Chippewa Falls

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Fiscal Bureau memo shows GOP “relief” bill deeply damaging to public schools

If enacted, the proposal would be the most damaging and punitive COVID response put forward by any state legislature.  ​According to a new memo from the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau, provided at the request of Senator Chris Larson, Wisconsin’s public schools would pay a hefty price for providing virtual instruction in response to regional coronavirus […]

NEW RESOURCE! Equity in Pandemic Schooling: An Action Guide

Friends of Wisconsin students and their public schools will ​be enormously grateful for this excellent new resource: Equity in Pandemic Schooling: An Action Guide for Families, Educators & Communities​ provides concrete explanations of the equity concerns at stake during the gap-widening moment of returning to school during a pandemic.  Parents, educators and community members will find the language and […]