PIE Network connects, supports, and promotes a network of education advocacy organizations working to improve K-12 education in their states so that every student graduates world-ready.

Weathering Transitions is Familiar Work for State-based Advocates

Every year, elections are held that create new opportunities and fresh challenges in the effort to improve schools. School boards can change dramatically in any given election year. For most states, legislatures may turn every other year, and governo

Reform Leaders Respond to Senate Vote Overturning ESSA Regulations

While the Senate followed the House’s lead and voted to overturn the accountability regulations under ESSA, ref

What State-Level Education Reformers Expect in 2017

Each year, state-level advocates make strategic decisions about what they plan to accomplish in the upcoming year. Based on conversations with our members, top areas of focus this year are accountability and transparency, charters and choice, teacher

Social Media & Politics: What Advocates Can Learn from the #COMMONCORE Project 

The #commoncore project, led by researchers from the Consortium for Policy Research in Education at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, released an updat
  • Members

77 Advocacy Groups in 34 States & D.C.

PIE Network connects 77 education reform organizations in 34 states and Washington, D.C. Together, Network members are connected, think bigger, work smarter, and give back—all in the service of improving education for every student.

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Stories & Tools for Advocates

PIE Network gathers and shares resources and updates from and for education reform leaders, with a focus on the issues that, each year, Network members identify as being most pressing.

  • Events


Events across the Network, whether in-person or virtual, offer advocates opportunities to trade resources and know-how, sharpen strategy, deepen craft, restore, and refuel.

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