Proclaim Feb. 22-26, 2021 as Public Schools Week

January 17, 2021

Public Education Partners (PEP) is a statewide nonprofit that was created to connect and unite advocates that support public school districts and the children and families they serve. The Ohio Coalition for Equity & Adequacy of School Funding (OCEASF) was …

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Public Education Partners: Year in Review 2020

December 29, 2020

What a busy year for public education advocacy in the Buckeye State! There’s an “Ouch” in Every Voucher: Early in 2020, Public Education Partners (PEP) led a series of actions to push back against continued school voucher expansion in Ohio, …

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PEP Position: Reopening Ohio K-12 School Districts

July 20, 2020

 We are public education experts. Public Education Partners (PEP) is a statewide, grassroots public education advocacy group whose mission is to preserve, protect, and strengthen Ohio’s public schools. Public Education Partners is an integral part of education policy deliberations through …

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The Reality of Returning to School During the Pandemic

July 16, 2020

(Photo from Northeast Indiana Friends of Public Education) A strong message from a public school teacher is gaining some traction on social media about returning to school in the fall. Dan Greenberg made a post on Facebook to help parents …

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Ask Congress to Increase Education Funding

June 9, 2020

THREE CHEERS for the Wisconsin senators and representatives who sent a letter to their Congressional Delegation asking them to support and approve new funding for local school systems in the next COVID-19 supplemental appropriations bill. Wisconsin State Representative Sondy Pope, …

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Actions Against EdChoice School Voucher Expansion

January 6, 2020

Ohio’s school voucher expansion language was quietly slipped into the budget bill this past summer and signed into law, and according to the Columbus Dispatch, the Ohio legislature widened the definition of a low-performing school to the point of absurdity, …

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Oppose the Expansion of EDCHOICE VOUCHERS

December 31, 2019

Ohio School District Board Members: PLEASE pass RESOLUTIONS opposing the expansion of EDCHOICE VOUCHERS by the Ohio General Assembly, and then publicize them extensively in the media. Signed resolutions should be forwarded to Gov. DeWine, the Ohio General Assembly education leaders, and …

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