Front and Center

By: Amy Threewitt As I reflect on The 74 Million’s education summit, I am thankful for the unique opportunity to attend such an awesome event. It was nice seeing familiar faces, like Andrew Campanella with National School Choice Week, and other leaders in the school choice movement as well. All of the Republican candidates who…

State Senator Steve Newman honored for Education Initiatives

Legislator Recognized for Support of Virtual Education Richmond, VA – The Virginia Chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org recognized Virginia State Senator Steve Newman for his efforts on school choice and supporting virtual education. In a brief ceremony at the Virginia State Capitol, representatives from PublicSchoolOptions.org presented Senator Newman with an award lauding his efforts as a champion…

Standing Out In The Crowd

By: Miranda Threewitt My name is Miranda Threewitt and I am a rising senior in Wyoming Virtual Academy. This summer I had the wonderful opportunity of spending the month of June in our nation’s capital as a Senate Page. In this position I found myself completing various tasks that included anything from refilling water to…

Behind the Curtain

by Amy Threewitt I’ve spent the past several summers running a theater camp for students in Cheyenne. It includes everything from lesson plans to logistics, and costumes to curtain calls. This isn’t unlike my full-time job as a parent: I worry about everything from nutrition to safety, and social development to education. As my theater…

Hit the Ground Running

by Tillie Elvrum This summer at our School Choice Parent Advocacy Boot Camp I said we were going to hit the ground running this fall…And I meant it! As my son J.D. packs his bag for classes at our local community college, I will be packing for New Hampshire. Fellow Board member Amy Threewitt and…

Nevada Parents For Online Education Attend National School Choice Advocacy Conference

RENO, NV – Last week, Jay and Dawn Schuler of Nevada Parents for Online Education attended a parent advocacy boot camp held in Washington, DC. The conference is hosted each year by PublicSchoolOptions.Org, a national non-profit parent-led organization which advocates on behalf public charter, online, and magnet school students. The conference included attendees from 35 states. At the conference,…