With more than seven years’ hindsight, we have not once regretted our choice to go public…Just this morning, my 7th grade daughter ran a half marathon with her Students Run Los Angeles (SRLA) team from Blair. The kids on the team and their teacher-coaches represent diverse cultures, life experiences and ambitions, but each loudly and enthusiastically supports everyone’s success
I was a Pasadena private school student who originally enrolled my oldest son in private school. After five years, I moved him to public school.
PEN needs your support so we can continue to promote family participation in our schools. Please donate today so we can provide you with programs and the information you need to be an engaged parent, and to improve academic achievement for students throughout our community and our schools.
The Pasadena Education Network (PEN) is looking forward to working with the City of Pasadena to ensure that our students get the education they deserve today and for future generations. Here's a letter we sent to each City Council member and the Mayor...
Parent volunteers make a huge difference for our schools, but the commitment that makes the greatest difference for your child is to be ENGAGED. Here’s what we mean…
This piece was submitted (unsolicited!) by PEN member and PUSD parent of two, Cindy Guyer. Frustrated by “inaccurate and incomplete” articles she’d read about the school choice question, she decided to write a more comprehensive account of her own family’s journey.
The PEN Board and Staff thought it was important to keep you informed about what’s happening with School Consolidation, and to provide you with information about how you can get involved.
PEN Q&A: Why does the Pasadena Unified School District have to cut its budget?
The Pasadena Education (PEN) was asked by PUSD administration to review how our school district's magnet and signature programs are being implemented, if parents and principals believe they are being implemented with fidelity, and what they need to function optimally.
Dr. Brian McDonald, Superintendent of Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) issued this statement regarding the District budget situation to families, staff and community members on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018