2022 Eddies Awards: Best Defense

The Eddies—annual, advocate-nominated and voted awards—feature outstanding policy and advocacy wins from the past year. This Eddies category highlights campaigns that strategically defended important policy and overcame significant odds; sometimes, the most significant wins are actually holding the line. Nominees in this category provide models for how to deploy sharp strategies to defend policies or efforts that benefit students. See […]

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The Implications of Carson v. Makin on School Choice

The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carson v. Makin ruled that states cannot prohibit religious schools from participating in private school choice programs. But, the greater implications of the decision are not yet clear. How will support for private school choice programs change, particularly in states that are less friendly to school choice? Will […]

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#BackOff: An Update on the Campaign to Protect Charter Schools

The U.S. Department of Education’s potentially damaging proposed updates to the Charter Schools Programs (CSP) grants spurred advocates across the country into action. Join us for a discussion with Debbie Veney (National Alliance for Public Charter Schools) on how the Alliance and its partners are pushing back on the proposed rules by developing a social […]

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Seeding Success: Expanding High-Quality Charters

As the critical challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic persist, public charter school enrollment continues to grow in states across the country. In this discussion, David Griffith (The Thomas B. Fordham Institute) will share data and analysis on the benefits that charter schools bring to increasing equitable learning outcomes across metropolitan areas, and Todd Zeibarth (NAPCS) […]

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Survey Says: September 2021

PIE Network and the Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Evidence Project collaborated to bring you the latest surveys and public opinion polls that capture the perspectives of students, parents, teachers, principals, and system leaders on the COVID-19 crisis. Our survey portal tracks the latest polls, highlights important insights, and allows users to search for information by stakeholder […]

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