Winter Social – Go Public Happy Hour with Special Guest Dr. Jill Underly, Superintendent of Public Instruction

Hilton Milwaukee City Center 509 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI, United States

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 […]

Partner Event: Referenda All Around: Understanding the Challenges Facing Public Education

Merrimac & Main Center 115 W Merrimac St, Dodgeville, WI, United States

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 […]

Partner Event: $chool Voucher $cam – Virtual Townhall Meeting


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

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 […]

Public Schools Week Day of Action

Wisconsin State Capitol

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 […]

PARTNER EVENT: WI Faith Voices for Justice: Spring Elections: What I Should Know (Co-sponsored by Creating Beloved Community, WI Interfaith Voter Engagement Campaign, & Wisconsin Public Education Network)


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 […]