Wisconsin Advocates: Restore Funding to K-12 Public Schools

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 […]

Wisconsin Public Education Network Announces Executive Director

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 Action News – Summer 2016

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 […]

Property Taxpayers to Fund Private School Tuition Under New Bill

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 […]