Breakfast of (Legislative) Champions

by Beth Purcell, President of publicschooloptions.org As I boarded my flight from Greenville to Washington, D.C., I didn’t mind that it was 5:30am on a Monday morning. I studied the agenda for Senator Tim Scott’s #ChoosingExcellence education forum and could only imagine the incredible day ahead. In a cab from Reagan to the Hart Senate…

PublicSchoolOptions.org Rang in National School Choice Week at New York Stock Exchange

Historic Bell Ringing Ceremony Kicks-off Celebration Of Trusting Parents New York City, February 3, 2015 – PublicSchoolOptions.org participated in the historic bell ringing ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange to start a week of events celebrating school choice. On Monday, January 26th, PublicSchoolOptions.org joined students from Newark Prep Charter School, K12, Inc., President of…

PublicSchoolOptions.org Praises Tim Scott’s CHOICE Act

Agrees Students And Parents Act Calls for Access to Schools Best Suited for Each Student  Washington, D.C., February 3, 2015 – During National School Choice Week, PublicSchoolOptions.org, a national parent-led non-profit advocacy organization that supports education policies promoting access to high quality options in education, praised U.S. Senator Tim Scott’s bill calling for more school choice…

Tennessee Parents Call for Equal Treatment During National School Choice Week

National School Choice Week is the Country’s Largest Celebration for School Choice and Educational Freedom   Nashville, Tenn., January 29, 2015 – Using the backdrop of this week’s National School Choice Week celebration, parent leaders of the Tennessee Chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org, a group promoting more educational choices for families across the state, called on Tennessee state officials…

PublicSchoolOptions.org Applauds Lamar Alexander’s Draft Bill and Plan to Fix No Child Left Behind

Testing to be Key Issue at Wednesday Senate Hearing Washington, D.C., January 20, 2015 — On the eve of an important Congressional hearing on the issue of mandatory student testing, PublicSchoolOptions.org, a national parent-led non-profit advocacy organization that supports education policies promoting access to high quality options in education, applauded Chairman Lamar Alexander’s draft bill…