A national commission comprised of top education and philanthropic leaders is calling with new urgency for an increase in the nation's commitment to and civic investment in public education. An Appeal to All Americans also represents the first national and independently authored report to outline standards of practice for public and local education funds.
As federal and state governments make dramatic cuts to public education funding, the independent National Commission on Civic Investment in Public Education urges the public to redouble its efforts to ensure that the nation's public schools provide a high-quality education for all young people.
The Commission, created by Public Education Network (PEN), was charged with making a renewed case for civic investment, highlighting the work of organizations that can build and channel that investment, and developing standards for the rapidly-rising number of citizendriven, local public education assistance organizations - local education funds (LEFs), school foundations, etc. - working throughout our nation to improve public schools.
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Title: An Appeal to All Americans: National Commission on Civic Investment in Public Education
Publication date 2011-05-24
Publication Year 2011
, Lance Buhl
Public Education Network (PEN)
, National Commission on Civic Investment in Public Education
North America / United States (Northeastern) / Connecticut / Fairfield County / Bridgeport
, North America / United States (Western) / Washington / King County / Seattle
, North America / United States (Southern) / Florida / Hillsborough County
, North America / United States (Midwestern) / Illinois / Macon County / Decatur
, North America / United States (Southern) / Alabama / Mobile County
, North America / United States (Southern) / Maryland / Carroll County / Westminster
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