Parent Power!

Last week, WKZO Kalamazoo interviewed PublicSchoolOptions.org President Tillie Elvrum regarding the results of a new statewide Michigan poll, which indicated overwhelming support for parent involvement in school turnaround and closure efforts. Specifically: 82% of voters believe that school performance evaluations cannot be based only on M-STEP scores (Michigan’s statewide standardized test). 82% of voters feel…

***PRESS RELEASE*** STATEMENT FROM PUBLICSCHOOLOPTIONS.ORG ON MASSACHUSETTS CHARTER SCHOOL QUESTION 2

WASHINGTON – PublicSchoolOptions.org president Tillie Elvrum made the following statement on the defeat of Question 2, the Massachusetts Authorization of Additional Charter Schools and Charter School Expansion Initiative.    Question 2 would allow for the approval of up to 12 new charter schools or increase enrollment in the state’s current charter schools. By lifting the cap on…