Watchdog.org: On Capitol Hill, parents share virtual success stories

By Emily Leayman In light of growing skepticism of virtual schools’ value, parents from 27 states gathered in Washington, D.C., this week to make sure lawmakers know that the increasingly controversial educational choice has helped many of them overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Stay-at-home mom Aley Minton’s 13-year-old son has dyslexia; he started fifth grade at the first-grade level. Since…

Tennesseean: Virtual schools are an asset

Public virtual schools in Tennessee provide my children with a top-notch education. As a family, it’s a choice we’re able to make because lawmakers trust us — parents — not bureaucrats, with one of the most important decisions that will ever be made for our children. To celebrate this school choice option, we’re joining other…

KGAB: Capitol Day Celebrates School Choice

By Joy Greenwald Clad in red t-shirts reading #ITrustParents, supporters of school choice marched from the Cheyenne Depot to the Wyoming State Capitol Thursday. This is the 4th year the Wyoming Chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org has hosted the Capitol Day event. “We have hundreds of families that come together across our state once a year during…