Public Schools Week 2021

This week will take place from February 22 – 26, 2021. Local Level Action, Statewide Impact. Ideas to celebrate the week in your community: Take the Public School Pledge at! Then share it on social media. Start thinking about community events that showcase your appreciation for your public schools! Examples include: Valentines or Other […]

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 […]

Summer Roundup and Fall Kickoff: #VOTEPUBLIC!

Summer 2020 has launched us into a full-steam-ahead #VotePublic campaign for kids, educators, and their public schools. The Wisconsin Public Education Network and public school advocates have turned a busy and productive summer into a motivated, collaborative fall for our kids and their public schools. Read on for a summary of our sixth annual Summer […]

Show your Public School Pride this fall! Pre-order our NEW Yard Signs

​Want the world to know you & your students are PROUD to go back to school at the local public schools you love and trust? Want to show your community you are a proud public school student, educator, parent, or supporter? We’ve got one way to spread the love and sent a positive message of support for local students and their public schools. […]

Wisconsin Public School Children Deserve Reinvestment

We cannot afford to keep playing politics with their future. Wisconsin Public Education Network Executive Director Heather DuBois Bourenane delivered these remarks today at a press event with Rep. Jonathan Brostoff launching the Public Education Reinvestment Act. This bill would restore and expand the state’s SAGE program and roll back the state’s taxpayer funded private […]

Wisconsin Parents Respond to DeVos Launch of “Back to School” Tour at Milwaukee Voucher School

“Betsy DeVos’s Visit and Policies Neglect 860,000 Kids in Public Schools,” Say Wisconsin Parents Parents and taxpayers from Eau Claire, Fort Atkinson, Green Bay, La Crosse, Lake Mills, Milwaukee, Palmyra, Racine, Saint Croix, Sun Prairie and Wauwatosa want sufficient funding for their kids’ public schools and more transparency for taxpayers from vouchers schools On the […]