Browse Exhibits (3 total)
This exhibit highlights the central role education played in the Uprising. Teachers, students, and parents were highly mobilized, and led the charge against the Budget Repair Bill.
This exhibit displays the important role that teachers and students played in both leading and participating in the Wisconsin Uprising. Education centered in the fight over both the public sector and public sector employees' rights. The following images portray the some of the ways people considered education an important part of the struggle.
With Governor Walker in office in 2011, the Wisconsin state legislature proposed a series of bills curtailing the rights of public sector unions within Wisconsin. These changes brought union members out onto the streets en masse. In the pages of this exhibit, you can see the different types of unions that participated as well as an effect of the media portrayal of the unions.