Join us for our winter social with special guest Dr. Jill Underly, Superintendent of Public Instruction! Already going to the 2024 WASB State Education Convention from Jan. 17-19? Not going to the convention, but still want to come and mingle? All are welcome at our Go Public Happy Hour at the Mitchell Room in the […]
This panel with professional referendum coordinators, local organizers and messaging experts will provide concrete tips for running a successful referendum campaign with a message that gets to the heart of why we need strong and thriving public schools - to meet the needs of the kids we love! REGISTER HERE!
Everything you need to know about getting public school supporters to the ballot box, managing volunteers, making phone calls and knocking doors, and more! REGISTER HERE!
Get the facts on Wisconsin’s school finance landscape so you can speak with confidence when you talk to voters and center your message on the needs of local students. REGISTER HERE!
Have you wondered why it seems that school referenda are happening more often? This presentation will examine the basics of school finance and the varied challenges facing public education in Wisconsin's communities. Julie Fisher Mead is a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis at UW-Madison. She researches and writes about topics […]
Join us to learn the facts about school vouchers and what you can do to combat them. As taxpayers, we should not be on the hook to fund two school systems. REGISTER HERE! DID YOU KNOW YOU PAY MORE FOR VOUCHER SCHOOLS THAN RUSD’S STRUCTURAL DEFICIT? It’s true. RUSD’s structural deficit is approximately $34 million. […]
Public Schools Week is an annual week-long celebration dedicated to honoring the invaluable contributions and achievements of educators and education advocates in our public schools and the communities they serve. Public Schools Week invites the education community, parents, lawmakers and others to join us in spotlighting our nation’s public schools and the dedicated individuals behind […]
Join Wisconsin Public Education Network partners in putting your #AppreciationInAction for public schools—and the educators, students, and communities that bring them to life—at the state capitol! REGISTER HERE! Tentative agenda: 10:00am: Open room (number to be announced soon) for information on finding your legislator, postcard writing, guidance on how to support your public schools at the […]
Celebrate 10 years of public education champions coming together statewide as Wisconsin Public Education Network Partners! Join us for a night of conversation and fun. Whether you’ve been with us from the beginning or are just hearing about us now, please join us to hear about the important needs facing our public schools, the work […]
Please join us for a webinar featuring Dan Lenz, staff counsel at Law Forward, who will brief us on the constitutional amendments and their implications for our democracy. Also joining us will be Peggy West-Schroder of FREE Movement who will acquaint us with What’s On Your Ballot. Finally, we will get an update from the […]