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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#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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Survey Says: May 2022

PIE Network brings you the latest surveys and public opinion polls that capture the perspectives of students, parents, teachers, principals, and system leaders. Axios compiled data on declining enrollment trends:  Districts with the most remote learning lost 4% of their students.  New York saw the most significant decline of any state, with a nearly 6% […]

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Enrollment Declines and Financial Implications

During the pandemic, America’s school districts have seen historic declines in enrollment. New data show that students and families continue to leave large and mid-sized urban districts in record numbers. What do we know about the real root causes of this trend? And what should be done about it? In this discussion, Daniel Anello (Kids […]

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