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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Celebrating American Education Week with good news stories in our schools Big Beaver Falls teacher wants to build stronger connections with parents Let's make sure Pennsylvania's public schools remain best in the nation

The week of Nov. 17-21, the nation will mark American Education Week — an opportunity to celebrate public education and to honor those who make a difference every day in the lives of millions of children. 

In the November issue of Partners Post, we celebrate American Education Week with stories about some of the great things happening in our schools right here in Pennsylvania.

Cindy EvansAs a young mother, Cindy Evans recognized just how important it is for parents to be informed about what is happening in their kids' school. As a Big Beaver Falls Elementary teacher, she wants to break down communication barriers between teachers and parents.

Pennsylvania public schools are among the best in the nation, according to many objective measures and research from respected institutions. For a decade, student achievement has been improving, thanks to the efforts of teachers and education support professionals who work with our children every day.

Policymakers should be aware of this success and make critical investments in public education to continue to foster student achievement.

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