Education Watchdog: #ITrustParents highlights empowerment in school choice

By: Amelia Hamilton School choice empowers families to choose the school that is right for them, empowerment which is celebrated with the #ITrustParents campaign. Created by PublicSchoolOptions.org and launched in 2014, this campaign allows policy makersto share why they trust parents enough to support school choice legislation. President and Parent leader Tillie Elvrum said “PublicSchoolOptions.org’s #ITrustParents campaign is a…

Parents Commend President for Signing Every Student Succeeds Act

President Barack Obama signed legislation that empowers parents and states in making education decisions WASHINGTON – Today, PublicSchoolOptions.org and parents across the country commended President Barack Obama for swiftly signing the Every Student Succeeds Act, which reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The bill is a step forward in giving power back to states to determine how…

School Choice Advocates Urge President To Sign Every Student Succeeds Act

  House and Senate pass act that empowers parents, gives control back to states Today, PublicSchoolOptions.org and parents across the country praised the U.S. Senate for passing the Every Student Succeeds Act that reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The conference report approved by the Senate today represents a compromise between the House-passed…

PublicSchoolOptions.org Applauds House Passage of Every Student Succeeds Act

Act empowers parents, gives control back to states and communities in making education decisions WASHINGTON – Today, PublicSchoolOptions.org and parents across the country applauded the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act by the House of Representatives, which reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The bill, which is a product of a conference…

Feedback from Parents

By: Alisa Hug As I settle back into life in Atlanta, I look back on my week at the International Association of Online Learning (iNACOL) Symposium with much better feelings than I had after my trip to Palm Springs last year. I thought the breakouts were better, thoroughly enjoyed the general sessions, and loved their…