Boot Camp Success!

View email. Last month the National Coalition for Public School Options (PSO) hosted the 11th annual Parent Advocacy Boot Camp in Washington, DC. Nearly 100 passionate parent advocates from across the country gathered to learn about school choice advocacy and how best to help all children have access to the educational option that best fits…

We changed our name!

View email. We decided it was time to drop the “.org” because we are more than just a website (and, it’s 2018). Last week our coalition, formerly known as PublicSchoolOptions.org, announced a new name to more accurately reflect its mission: National Coalition for Public School Options (PSO). You can still call us PSO for short. PSO is…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Leading Parent Advocacy Group Changes Name; Mission Remains the Same

Coalition changed its name to more accurately reflect its mission (and drop the .org because it’s 2018) WASHINGTON – The National Coalition for Public School Options (PSO) is the new name of the nation’s leading parent education advocacy organization with active chapters in more than 30 states. The coalition, formerly known as PublicSchoolOptions.org, is a national…

PSO Congratulates School Choice Champion Congressman Paul Mitchell

View email. PSO Congratulates School Choice Champion Congressman Paul Mitchell School choice champion Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) was recently named co-chair of the Congressional School Choice Caucus. As a virtual school parent, the congressman has a particular interest in empowering parents with choices and has supported federal education policies that place parents at the forefront of their children’s education…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Statement on Iberville Parish School Board’s Application for Rehearing at Louisiana Supreme Court

NEW ORLEANS – Today, PublicSchoolOptions.org, a coalition of parents in Louisiana whose children attend public charter schools, made the following statement regarding the Iberville Parish School Board’s application for a rehearing at the Louisiana Supreme Court. On March 13, the supreme court ruled against the union and Iberville Parish School Board, 5-2, and affirmed that Type 2…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Parent Statement on Louisiana Supreme Court Charter School Decision

NEW ORLEANS – Christin White-Kaiser, the parent of a Type 2 public charter school student and president of the Louisiana chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org made the following statement today regarding the Louisiana Supreme Court decision in the case of Iberville Parish School Board, et al v. Louisiana State Elementary and Secondary Education Board, et al. The Supreme Court…

The Snow Couldn’t Keep Parents Away

Last Friday, students, parents and teachers from across Utah gathered at the state capitol to celebrate virtual education and school choice.   Despite heavy snow, hundreds gathered to talk about what school choice means to them and how virtual education has benefited their families. Some traveled hundreds of miles to attend.   Students and parents…