Survey Says: September 2022

PIE Network brings you the latest surveys and public opinion polls that capture the perspectives of students, parents, teachers, principals, and system leaders. The Data Quality Campaign (DQC) released their report, “Students Want Access and Support to Use Their Own Data to Navigate Their Futures.” Top takeaways include: Less than 50% of students receive information […]

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2022 Eddies Awards: Best Collaboration

The Eddies—annual, advocate-nominated and voted awards—feature outstanding policy and advocacy wins from the past year. This Eddies category features coalitions of leaders and organizations who worked together to achieve a significant impact for students and families. Working in coalition can be incredibly powerful—and incredibly challenging.  This category honors the hard work of coalitions that organized artfully to respond to […]

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2022 Eddies Awards: Suzanne Kubach PIE Network Weaver of the Year

The Eddies—annual, advocate-nominated and voted awards—feature outstanding policy and advocacy wins from the past year. This Eddies category honors local, state, or national leaders who consistently go above and beyond their job description to connect and support peers advancing state and local advocacy and policy. This category recognizes advocates who thoughtfully and intentionally support the leadership and work of […]

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2022 Eddies Awards: Best Implementation

The Eddies—annual, advocate-nominated and voted awards—feature outstanding policy and advocacy wins from the past year. This Eddies category highlights the necessary implementation work to ensure that breakthrough policies or laws lead to sustained impact for students. Advocates know that passing policy is only the beginning of the work to change outcomes and opportunities for students. This is […]

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2022 Eddies Awards: Power to the People Campaign

The Eddies—annual, advocate-nominated and voted awards—feature outstanding policy and advocacy wins from the past year. This Eddies category features grassroots policy and advocacy campaigns at the local level that responded to community needs, grew from community power, and transformed opportunities for students and families in their community.  See a complete list of 2022 nominees in all Eddies! categories. Staff at PIE […]

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Survey Says: August 2022

PIE Network brings you the latest surveys and public opinion polls that capture the perspectives of students, parents, teachers, principals, and system leaders. Education Next released the results of their 16th annual survey: 52% of Americans give their local public schools an A or a B grade, and 22% give all schools nationwide a similarly […]

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Survey Says: July 2022

PIE Network brings you the latest surveys and public opinion polls that capture the perspectives of students, parents, teachers, principals, and system leaders. EdChoice released a report of a national poll of teachers fielded in June. Their poll revealed: Teachers reported spending just over $500 of their own money in the past school year on classroom […]

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Welcoming New Network Members and Partners in 2022

PIE Network is designed by and for education advocates.  Members of the PIE Network are united by a belief that education can—and should—be transformative. PIE Network members put these beliefs into action by listening to, engaging, and authentically elevating the leadership of students, families, and educators, using data and evidence to drive innovation, improvement, and […]

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Survey Says: June 2022

PIE Network brings you the latest surveys and public opinion polls that capture the perspectives of students, parents, teachers, principals, and system leaders. Learning Heroes released their June 2022 survey results “Hidden in Plain Sight: A Way Forward for Equity-Centered Family Engagement.” Their work finds: Grade inflation, inconsistent parent-teacher communication, and a lack of parental […]

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Celebrating AAPI Creativity

Asian American and Pacific Islander Leaders Driving Change Share Who and What Inspires Them This #AAPIHeritageMonth we are celebrating AAPI Creativity. We asked some of the many Asian American and Pacific Islander leaders across the Network driving change through policy and advocacy what they’re reading, watching, and listening to. Their reflections feature family members, podcasts, actors, leaders, […]

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