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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