Parent Leadership Conference Agenda

September 16Day One: Policy 12:00 PM EDT – Welcome  Remarks Governor Asa Hutchinson, ArkansasU.S. Senator Tim ScottColleen Cook, President PSO Board of Directors 12:09 PM EDT – Achieving Parent Power: A Policy Primer Jeanne Allen, Center for Education Reform 12:42 PM EDT – Education Disruption and Innovation During COVID-19 Corey DeAngelis, Reason FoundationKerry McDonald, Foundation…

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Protect Parent Choice In Oregon

Oregon has a long history of allowing parents to seek the education environment that works best for our kids. Particularly in a time of COVID-19 and uncertainty around classroom learning this fall, parents need access to alternatives we think will keep our kids on track. Unfortunately, decisions will be made by Salem legislators in the…

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Veterans Day

Today is a day we pause to honor all veterans. Please take some time today to reflect on what their service means to/for you. I️ honor all veterans, who have selflessly served this great country. I️ am honored to have served with the best, to have worn the uniform of the United States Navy, to…

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Action Needed: Share Your Story

School choice is under attack throughout America. Just look at what’s happened the last few months: Gov. Tom Wolf proposed a series of executive actions that would devastate school choice in Pennsylvania In California, Gov. Newsom just signed a bill that will severely curtail new charter growth and eventually lead many to close In Missouri,…

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Back-to-School Events in Virginia

My name is Julia Larsen, and I am a senior in the Virginia Virtual Academy (VAVA) for the 2019-20 school year. Enrolling in this full-time virtual school has been one of the best decisions of my academic journey.  I appreciate the choice and flexibility that being in an online school has given me. When I…

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