July 11, 2022

California Budget Celebrates Historic Wins for Families & Education

The State of California has approved a $308 billion budget for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. The total funding for schools and community colleges will be an unprecedented $128 billion, plus additional funds for higher education. PIQE is grateful for these […]
July 5, 2022

PIQE 35th Anniversary Event at UC San Diego

Nearly 200 guests arrived for the most memorable 35th Anniversary Kick-off event at UC San Diego. The warm and welcoming atmosphere on June 22, 2022 was palpable. Our guests, including school and community leaders, families and staff, mingled and shared […]
June 30, 2022

San Diego Foundation, Dr. Seuss Foundation Support PIQE Family Literacy Program

PIQE is one of 21 nonprofits selected by San Diego Foundation and Dr. Seuss Foundation to receive funds supporting young children, ages 0-5, and their families. PIQE was awarded $75,000 to strengthen pre-literacy and early literacy skills for children from […]
June 20, 2022

PIQE Awarded $90K from Marin Community Foundation

We are excited to announce that the Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) has been awarded a $90K grant from the Marin Community Foundation’s Buck Family Fund. This award will allow us to continue providing our Signature Family Engagement in […]
June 20, 2022

Focus Group Results Illuminate Parents’ Experience with California Schools

Last summer, PIQE worked with The William & Flora Hewlett Foundation and its partners, Sobrato Philanthropies, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to complete a series of community focus groups reflecting parents’ experiences navigating the state’s education system while […]
June 13, 2022

Overcoming the Perfect Storm

We are “The Other California” – The Central Valley. Many do not know we exist and are often overlooked and underfunded. Here we are 220 languages. We are diverse, agriculturally sound, rural in our small towns, and made of beautiful […]