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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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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Working Group: ESSER Tracking and Advocacy

This ESSER Tracking and Advocacy Working Group is open to all Network members. In this meeting, Chad Aldeman (Edunomics Lab) and Christine Pitts (CRPE) will share updates on efforts to track ESSER plans and actual spending and timelines for district budgeting. Kate Sobel and Jim Larson (TNTP) will share insights from a current initiative that’s […]

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Celebrating Black Leaders Driving Change Through Policy & Advocacy

Members of the PIE Network are united by our belief that education can—and should—be transformative, and that change is needed now in the ongoing fight for racial justice and educational excellence. This #BlackHistoryMonth we are celebrating some of the many Black leaders across the Network driving change through policy and advocacy. Below Network Leaders share […]

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Post-Election Survey Briefing with More in Common

In this discussion, Dan Vallone (More in Common USA) will share insights from a new national post-election survey on communicating with people across ideological lines, “moving forward,” and understanding Americans’ trust in and relationship toward key institutions and communities. Amanda Aragon (NewMexicoKidsCAN),Tequilla Brownie (TNTP), and Luke Ragland (Ready Colorado) are among a group of Network leaders who helped shape the survey’s education-related […]

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