Founded in Spring 2006, Parents United for Public Education is a parent-led citywide organization focused on providing an independent voice for parents fighting for public education that supports stable, equitable, and appropriate resources, staffing and programs for every school.

Reopening and Reimagining the School District of Philadelphia

  • Demand 1: COVID-Safe Building Reopening
  • Demand #2: Collaborative Re-Envisioning
  • Demand #3: True Community Engagement

News & Updates

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Response to the District’s Reopening Plan

Our Summer 2020 response to the district’s original plan to re-open schools during COVID.

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February 2020 Open Letter on Facilities

Read our letter to Dr. Hite about the ongoing facilities issues throughout the district.

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Back to School Toolkit

Check our our 2019 Back to School toolkit for resources, tips, and much more.

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Philly Healthy Schools Initiative

Parents United is a founding member of the Philadelphia Healthy Schools Initiative.

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