Remember us?

By Eddie Lindsey For the second week in a row, I walked the halls of the Alabama State House, sharing my family’s school choice story with legislators. It is important to ensure parents like me across the state of Alabama — and even across the country — are empowered to choose the best school option…

Once Upon A Time

By: Linda Bates Wyoming Capitol Day was filled with many new experiences for my family. It was the first time that I shared my family’s school choice story publicly. It was also the first time my daughter, ShaiLyn, shared her school choice story publicly. With some encouragement from her amazing teacher Mrs. Khris Looney, ShaiLyn…

Good morning, Alabama

By: Annie Rutschilling It was a good morning in Alabama. Eight families, including me, from across the state had traveled to Montgomery on a Wednesday morning to support parent power in education. The Alabama State Senate Education Committee held a public hearing on Senate Bill 229, which expands access to public school options for families…

The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning

By: Blog Editor Several school choice advocates from various parts of the movement have come together to form The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning. With Amy Valentine as Executive Director, the Foundation’s Board of Directors include Linda Lopez, Robyn Bagley, Caroline Vander Ark, Dr. Rod Paige, Kenneth Campbell, Kevin P. Chavous, Allison Cleveland, and…

Get-To-Know the PSO Board Series, Part 7

With Colleen Cook Why is school choice important to you? It wasn’t until I needed to make a choice different than the traditional choices that I really gave school choice much thought. It was when I found myself needing different opportunities for my child that I realized how important it is for parents and students to…

Feedback from Parents

By: Alisa Hug As I settle back into life in Atlanta, I look back on my week at the International Association of Online Learning (iNACOL) Symposium with much better feelings than I had after my trip to Palm Springs last year. I thought the breakouts were better, thoroughly enjoyed the general sessions, and loved their…