Contributing Something Meaningful

By: Sandy Smith As I settle back into a normal routine after the State Policy Network (SPN) Annual Meeting, I reflect on time well spent in Grand Rapids. The Friedman Foundation’s pre-conference session on accountability and school choice was a wonderful way to bring school choice advocates together at the beginning of the week. During…

School Choice Pioneers

By: Amy Threewitt I was pleased to come across this article in the Casper Star Tribune a couple of weeks ago. Wendolyn McGregor and Tiffany Leary are spearheading the effort to open a new charter school in the former Roosevelt School building in Casper, and when it comes to school choice, I say the more…

Get-To-Know the PSO Board Series, Part 2

With Alisa Hug Why is school choice important to you? School choice is important to me because I believe that every child learns differently and that options should exist that meet each individual child’s learning style and needs. Parents should be able to choose the public school option that works best for their child. Why…

Talking Policy With the Wonks

By: Sandy Smith As I pack all the essentials — PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO) business cards, #ITrustParents t-shirt, and networking game face — I am excited to share the most important piece of “luggage”: my family’s school choice story. It’s about time to hit the road and represent parents from across the country at the State Policy…

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…

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…