Wisconsin Communities Call on Lawmakers to Use Increased Revenue to Restore Public School Funding Advocates around the state urge investment in thriving communities SUN PRAIRIE — Parents and community members around the state are calling on lawmakes to restore funding to Wisconsin public schools after learning the state has nearly $715 million more than expected […]
Are you wondering how to make your voice heard as the 2017-19 state budget is developed? Would you like our legislators to use the budget and unexpected tax revenues to restore funding to our K-12 public schools? Would you like to connect with local advocates and people who have other budget concerns to have a stronger, more […]
December 29, 2016 Wisconsin Public Education Network Announces Full Time Executive Director Appointment reflects strong show of statewide support for public school advocacy. MADISON — The Wisconsin Alliance for Excellent School (WAES) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Heather DuBois Bourenane has agreed to serve as full time Executive Director of the Wisconsin […]
Wisconsin Public Education Network Welcome from WAES Board President Dr. Julie Underwood I am proud to be a part of the Wisconsin Public Education Network. Last month at Wauwatosa East High School we came together, over 350 strong, to share our support for public education. We heard from many speakers and had many informal conversations […]
Dear friends of Wisconsin public schools, Happy Labor Day! We’re back to school and ready for another wonderful year! Nothing makes the start of fall sweeter than seeing everyone’s back-to-school photos, and I am loving all the videos & news coverage people are sharing of their district’s welcome-back festivities. Check out these from Menomonee […]
Legislative Update: Feb. 25, 2016 Last week, while you were sleeping, in a midnight vote, the Wisconsin State Assembly passed a bill that changes the way private school tuition vouchers work in Wisconsin, shifting the responsibility for paying for these entitlements from the State to local property tax payers. 4 Republicans and all Assembly Democrats […]
“All of the conversations, all of the polling, points to the fact that the people of Wisconsin do not want this. They want fully and fairly funded public schools. They do not want the failed experiments of Milwaukee forced on them.” Jenni Hofschulte, a Milwaukee Public Schools parent.