Championing Choice in Florida

Last week PSO board president Tillie Elvrum spent four busy days in Tampa and Tallahassee participating in Florida’s Celebrate Youth event, which was part of National School Choice Week, and taking part in a parent legislative fly-in. Tillie, along with Florida parent advocates Melissa Ley and Lawrence Kerwin, barnstormed the state capitol to meet with…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Students and Parents Celebrate School Choice with New Mexico Capitol Day Event

Event will celebrate school choice options; connect families with legislators   SANTA FE, N.M. – On Tuesday, January 30, the New Mexico chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org will host their annual New Mexico Capitol Day in Santa Fe to celebrate virtual education and the benefits of all school choice options for students and families. The event begins at 10 a.m. with a…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Students and Parents Celebrate School Choice with Kansas Capitol Day Event

Event will celebrate school choice options; connect families with legislators   TOPEKA, Kan. – On Tuesday, January 30, the Kansas chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org will host “Parent Choice in Education Day at the Capitol” to celebrate the benefits of all school choice options for students and families, including virtual education. At 10:30 a.m. attendees will hear from speakers and Representative Clay…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Parents and Students Await Louisiana Supreme Court Charter School Decision

Lawsuit brought by union aims to defund type 2 public charter schools, decision could come Wednesday NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana parents and students are watching closely for a decision from the Louisiana Supreme Court, which many expect will come tomorrow, in the case of Iberville Parish School Board, et al v. Louisiana State Elementary and Secondary Education Board,…

***PRESS RELEASE*** PublicSchoolOptions.org Families and Students Celebrate National School Choice Week

National School Choice Week events across the country highlight benefits of school choice options WASHINGTON – PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO) families and students will join with thousands of school choice advocates across the country this week to celebrate National School Choice Week, an annual, week-long celebration of the diverse education options that benefit families and students. PublicSchoolOptions.org is a…

New Year – New Opportunities

By Tillie Elvrum, President, PublicSchoolOptions.org   The national parent board of directors at PublicSchoolOptions.org would like to wish you a Happy New Year!   With the start of the new year, legislatures across the country will convene to review current policies and propose new ones – many affecting our children’s education.   In 2018, PSO’s…