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: Game Changer Campaign of the Year

The Eddies—annual, advocate-nominated and voted awards—feature outstanding policy and advocacy wins from the past year. This Eddies category recognizes local, state, or national advocacy campaigns that tackled a big problem and achieved a new, game-changing policy or protected an existing critical policy. Sometimes a policy window opens quickly, and advocates move fast; sometimes, the window opens after years of sustained […]

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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: Most Actionable Research

The Eddies—annual, advocate-nominated and voted awards—feature outstanding policy and advocacy wins from the past year. This Eddies category spotlights resources or tools that shed new light on pressing and widespread problems or solutions and that state and local advocates across the Network leveraged to make a compelling case for policy change and achieve breakthroughs. See a complete list of […]

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Innovative Teacher Pathways

Teacher turnover and shortages across the country are disrupting efforts around pandemic recovery, and this moment presents an opportunity to address immediate staffing challenges while also building towards a more attractive, sustainable, effective, and diverse teaching profession. In this conversation, Sara Jean Banks (TNTP) will highlight emerging partnerships with hybrid colleges, GYO programs, and other […]

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PIE Network Members And Partners Celebrate Tennesee’s Investments In Students 

Tennessee policymakers and advocates are celebrating historic legislation, as Governor Lee signed the Tennessee Investment for Student Achievement (TISA) into law. The new law replaces the state’s Basic Education Program, which was passed in 1992. Below are links and excerpts from PIE Network members and partners on the passage of the new law as well […]

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