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Education advocates create partnership to promote investments in public education

As reported by Margaret Reist

A group of organizations that champion education and children have come together to encourage policymakers to invest in early childhood education, after-school programs, school nutrition and career education efforts.

The Nebraska Education Collaboration includes 13 organizations and state agencies that already advocate for such programs, but hope to be more effective by working together.

“Basically the purpose of the collaboration is to use and leverage each other’s expertise,” said Ann Hunter-Pirtle, executive director of Stand For Schools, a nonprofit organization that advocates for public schools and against privatization efforts.

Read more in the Lincoln Journal Star.


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