A NEW YEAR FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION CHAMPIONS

2022 was an exhausting, exhilarating year for those of us working to support Wisconsin students and their public schools. We are so impressed by and grateful for all of the efforts we’ve seen statewide to make an impact for local kids. 2023 will provide new opportunities and new challenges as we prepare to center what […]

Thankful for Our Public Schools

Happy holiday weekend! We’re going into 2023 with a lot to be thankful for: All in all, we are thankful for you. Please know how much we admire your support for local students, educators, families and community members. Thank you. P.S. Mark your calendars — we hope to see you at: For now, we hope […]

Release: ELC Research Is Clear: Wisconsin’s Shamefully Inadequate Special Education Funding Harms Students

Our press release on the brand new study on the underfunding of special education from the Education Law Center is below. View it as a PDF here. Oct. 11, 2022 ELC Research Is Clear:Wisconsin’s Shamefully Inadequate Special Education Funding Harms Students For years, Wisconsin families, educators, advocates, and policy experts have shed light on the […]

October 5, 2022: #VotePublic, Budget Proposal, Free Events

See all monthly 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 […]

Release: Wisconsin Public Education Advocates and Parents Welcome DPI Budget Proposal

View this press release as a PDF here. Wisconsin Public Education Advocates and Parents Welcome DPI Budget Proposal Parents and advocates across Wisconsin applauded the Department of Public Instruction’s education proposal for the 2023-25 state budget on Thursday, which provided details on the preK-12 budget priorities announced by State Superintendent Jill Underly and Governor Tony […]

August 3, 2022: Fall Campaign, Summit Archive, Changemaker Award

See all monthly 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 […]

I Can Hear Her (A Poem for Peace)

by Claire Gannon Claire is a rising junior at North High School in Eau Claire. She loves creative writing and also participates in theater and soccer. Claire read this poem aloud at a March for Our Lives protest in Eau Claire on Saturday, June 11, 2022. Content warning: Gun violence in schools Claire says: “I […]

Wisconsin Public Education Network Summer Summit to be held in Eau Claire Thursday, July 21

View this release as a PDF here. Wisconsin families, educators, school board members, district leaders, and community advocates will gather on Thursday, July 21 for the 8th Annual Wisconsin Public Education Network Summer Summit at Eau Claire North High School. The theme of this year’s Summer Summit is Public Schools Unite Us, and it features […]

June 1, 2022: Summer Begins

See all monthly 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 […]