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Partnership for Educational Justice
Every child deserves great schools and the lifelong opportunities they afford. Yet too often, outdated policies hold back schools and limit families’ options. We challenge unfair education policies and propose common sense solutions through advocacy and legal action. Our first project is in New York, helping students fight laws that deny them access to great teachers.
We’re committed to reclaiming the promise of public education for all students. Our passionate team of parent leaders, education advocates and legal experts empowers local communities to strengthen their schools by pursuing common sense policy changes. We provide the resources and support families need to get the schools they deserve.
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Share Your StoryWe help families fight against outdated laws that keep poorly-performing teachers in the classroom and make it harder for schools to keep their best teachers. Laws like these are keeping millions of children in New York, Minnesota, and across the country from getting the great public education they deserve. We want to hear how outdated policies have affected your family and others in your community. We’d also like to hear your perspective on why it’s so important that all students have the opportunity to learn from great teachers. Share your story with us using the form below.
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By Christopher Magan | Twin Cities Pioneer Press "Attorneys for parents challenging Minnesota teachers union laws asked an appeals court panel Wednesday to overturn a lower court’s decision to … Learn More
By JESSE McKINLEY and LISA W. FODERARO | The New York Times "ALBANY — In a potential reprieve for Mayor Bill de Blasio, the New York State Legislature seemed poised to grant two years of mayoral … Learn More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2019 Contact: Alissa Bernstein (646) 874-3602 LaTasha Gandy (612) 910-3658 Statement on Forslund v. Minnesota St. Paul, MN – The nonprofit organization … Learn More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2019 Contact: Alissa Bernstein, firstname.lastname@example.org or 646-874-3602 PEJ Statement on Minnesota Court of Appeals Decision in Forslund v. Minnesota St. … Learn More
PEJ's Executive Director, Alissa Bernstein, published an op-ed in the New Jersey Law Journal advocating for the New Jersey Supreme Court to hear the HG v. Harrington parent-plaintiffs' appeal in their … Learn More
It's #GivingTuesday, so we invite you to support students’ educational rights by making a donation to Partnership for Educational Justice today! Your donation will help us reach more families, in … Learn More
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