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The Network for Public Education National Conference

AUSTIN (KXAN)- Education activists from around the country gathered at UT on Sunday.

The Network for Public Education National Conference had various panels and workshops dedicated to making sure schools serve students the best they can.

“All these people from all over America who are so powerful in their communities are meeting each other and getting new energy to go back home and save public education,” said NPE President Diane Ravitch.

More educators will gather in Austin this week for South by Southwest ED

The conference begins Monday with various speakers and workshops geared toward education stakeholders. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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