***PRESS RELEASE*** Parents to State Board of Education: Put Interests of Students First

Virtual Education Work Group is considering policy recommendations for virtual schools  WASHINGTON – The National Coalition for Public School Options (PSO) released the following statement ahead of today’s Indiana State Board of Education Meeting where the full board will vote on policy recommendations made by the Virtual Education Work Group. The Work Group has been meeting over the…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Parents Respond to State Board of Education Vote on Virtual School Recommendations

Virtual Education Work Group presented policy recommendations for virtual schools  WASHINGTON – The National Coalition for Public School Options (PSO) released the following statement following today’s Indiana State Board of Education Meeting where the full board voted on policy recommendations for the state’s public virtual schools. STATEMENT FROM TILLIE ELVRUM, PRESIDENT, NATIONAL COALITION FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL OPTIONS: “Speaking…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Parent Education Coalition Files Petition Against Nevada State Public Charter School Authority

  Petition cites violations of public records laws     WASHINGTON – The National Coalition of Public School Options (PSO), a coalition of parents whose children attend public charter schools, filed a petition in the First Judicial District in Carson City against the Nevada State Public Charter School Authority (Authority) for multiple violations of the Nevada Public Records Act (NPRA).…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Parents to Ad Hoc Committee on Charter Schools: Put Interests of Students First

Committee will hear from South Carolina public charter schools WASHINGTON – The National Coalition for Public School Options (PSO) released the following statement ahead of today’s South Carolina Ad Hoc Committee on Charter Schools. The committee has been meeting to better understand the state’s charter school landscape, including the decision of 10 charter schools to seek…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Leading Parent Advocacy Group Changes Name; Mission Remains the Same

Coalition changed its name to more accurately reflect its mission (and drop the .org because it’s 2018) WASHINGTON – The National Coalition for Public School Options (PSO) is the new name of the nation’s leading parent education advocacy organization with active chapters in more than 30 states. The coalition, formerly known as PublicSchoolOptions.org, is a national…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Statement on Iberville Parish School Board’s Application for Rehearing at Louisiana Supreme Court

NEW ORLEANS – Today, PublicSchoolOptions.org, a coalition of parents in Louisiana whose children attend public charter schools, made the following statement regarding the Iberville Parish School Board’s application for a rehearing at the Louisiana Supreme Court. On March 13, the supreme court ruled against the union and Iberville Parish School Board, 5-2, and affirmed that Type 2…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Parent Statement on Louisiana Supreme Court Charter School Decision

NEW ORLEANS – Christin White-Kaiser, the parent of a Type 2 public charter school student and president of the Louisiana chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org made the following statement today regarding the Louisiana Supreme Court decision in the case of Iberville Parish School Board, et al v. Louisiana State Elementary and Secondary Education Board, et al. The Supreme Court…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Wyoming Students and Parents Celebrate Virtual Education and School Choice at Capitol Day Event

Event at the Depot Museum will celebrate school choice options for students and families CHEYENNE, Wyo. – On Wednesday February 28, the Wyoming chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org will host its annual 2018 Wyoming Capitol Day to celebrate virtual education and school choice. The event will be attended by families, students and teachers from across Wyoming who benefit from public virtual…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Utah Parents & Students Celebrate Virtual Education and School Choice at Capitol Day Rally

Event at the capitol will celebrate school choice options for students and families    SALT LAKE CITY – On Friday, February 23, the Utah chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO) will sponsor an annual event at the Utah state capitol to celebrate virtual education and school choice. The event will be attended by hundreds of families from across Utah who…