Wow, it’s been a week. COVID-19 cases are spiking across the country as the debate around schools reopening heats up.
Department Education Secretary Betsy DeVos expressed her displeasure today with reopening plans put forth by some school districts to offer in-person instruction only a few days a week.
Yesterday’s monumental Supreme Court decision is a huge victory for school choice.
America’s traditional education system has a huge equity problem, and the inequalities between low-income and middle-income and wealthy students became even more apparent when schools shifted their lessons online this spring.
Oregon has a long history of allowing parents to seek the education environment that works best for our kids. Particularly in a time of COVID-19 and uncertainty around classroom learning this fall, parents need access to alternatives we think will keep our kids on track. Unfortunately, decisions will be made by Salem legislators in the…
Some Missouri school districts are pulling every trick in the book to deny families the right to choose the best educational option for their child.
As schools across the country moved online this spring due to COVID-19 concerns, it revealed just how vast the digital divide runs in some of our poorest communities.
The National Coalition for Public School Options stands with the African American community. We watched in horror as George Floyd—a father, son, brother and friend—lost his life at the hands of those who swear an oath to protect it. Sadly, Mr. Floyd wasn’t the first unarmed Black American to lose his life to racism and…
Due to Risks of COVID-19, Significant Percentage of Parents Not Planning to Send Children to Brick and Mortar Schools
by Colleen Cook, PSO Board President Every year thousands of students, parents, teachers, and more rally together to celebrate the power of choice during National School Choice Week. NSCW started in 2011 and has expanded across the nation, having hosted an astonishing 131,000 events across the country. This year will be no different with tens…