Public Education Network (PEN)

The mission of PEN is to create systems of public education that result in high achievement for every child. PEN is a national association of local education funds (LEFs) advancing school reform in low-income communities across the country. The network advocates for significant changes in how school systems are funded, overhauling curriculum and assessment practices, ensuring authority and decision making at the school level, providing ongoing professional development for teachers and engaging the public in building relationships between citizens, schools and the communities they serve.PEN’s website provides opportunities to learn about the work of Local Education Funds (LEFs), and reports proven strategies for improving student achievement in America’s public schools.

  • Entry Type: Resource
  • Audience For Entry: Professionals
  • Service Area: National
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  • Subjects: Academic Achievement, Advocacy, System Improvement, Poverty
  • Systems Addressed: Education
  • Resource Types Offered: Publications