Partners for Public Education
Affiliate members of the Pennsylvania State Education Association

Public education is about all of us. The public schools are our schools. They serve our communities and shape our future. Pennsylvania's public schools are where 1.7 million of our children learn every day. But public schools can't do the job alone. It takes parents, community leaders, elected officials, and educators working together.


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Painful funding cuts in recent years have resulted in rising college costs, and families and students are often finding the promise of a higher education or career technical training beyond their means. As attention and concerns grow, more and more Americans are voicing their support for legislative action. You can join this chorus by taking the Degrees Not Debt Pledge.

Adam ForgieWoodland Hills Social Studies teacher Adam Forgie is an ally in the fight for equality in Western Pennsylvania – both inside and outside the classroom.

Pennsylvania's 2014-15 state budget, signed by the governor on July 10, includes a modest increase in state education funding, but public school classrooms will still receive hundreds of millions of dollars less than they did three years ago. You can find out how the state budget funding impacts your school district with the Partners School Funding Calculator.
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