***PRESS RELEASE*** Parent Group Responds to Amicus Briefs from Anti-Parent Choice, Pro- Union Groups

Lawsuit brought by teachers union aims to defund Type 2 public charter schools, likely kicking out over 13,000 students from their schools BATON ROUGE, La. – Earlier this week two groups claiming to be for equity in education filed amicus briefs with the Louisiana Supreme Court in support of litigation initiated by the Louisiana teachers union. In…

***PRESS RELEASE*** PublicSchoolOptions.org Statement on the 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform

WASHINGTON – PublicSchoolOptions.org released the following statement today on the results of the 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform. The poll found declining support among Democrats and Republicans for charter schools. STATEMENT FROM TILLIE ELVRUM, PUBLICSCHOOLOPTIONS.ORG PRESIDENT AND PARENT ADVOCATE: “This poll should be a dramatic wake-up call for the self-appointed ‘leaders’ and ‘experts’ in the…

At National Charter School Conference, School Choice Champion Representative Luke Messer Tells Kids “Dream Big, Work a Plan & Never Quit!”

PSO board members Tillie Elvrum and Christin White-Kaiser attended the 2016 National Charter Schools Conference in Washington, DC this week where 4,500 teachers, administrators, lawmakers, policy makers, advocates, and parents gathered to share ideas and learn about education reform and what’s going on in the world of charter schools. At a panel discussion about the…

***PRESS RELEASE*** PARENT ADVOCATES’ STATEMENT ON TEACHERS UNION PRESIDENT RANDY WEINGARTEN’S REMARKS

WASHINGTON – The national board members of PublicSchoolOptions.org, a parent-led coalition that advocates for parents to have all school choice options available, released the following statement regarding the remarks delivered last night by American Federation of Teachers (AFT) president Randy Weingarten at AFT’s convention.     STATEMENT FROM THE FIVE-MEMBER NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND PARENT…