Texans hesitant about sending children back to school when they open, strongly support additional online public schools for students

Texans hesitant about sending children back to school when they open, strongly support additional online public schools for students For Immediate Release May 21, 2020 Austin – The National Coalition for Public School Options (NCPSO) of Texas today released two separate surveys fielded earlier this month by WPAi. The May 5th poll indicated parents of school-aged children have…

Missouri Parents Urge Lawmakers and School Districts to Expand Access to Virtual Education

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – With growing concerns over the impact of COVID-19 on the upcoming school year, Missouri parents today joined with the National Coalition for Public School Options (PSO), a parent advocacy organization dedicated to choice in education, to urge lawmakers to expand access and eliminate arbitrary barriers to full-time virtual education programs. The…

MAJOR VICTORY FOR PARENTS! NEVADA STATE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL AUTHORITY ORDERED DEPOSED FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS ACT

RENO, Nev. – In its ongoing efforts to force the Nevada State Public Charter School Authority (Authority) to comply with the Nevada Public Records Act, the National Coalition for Public School Options’ (PSO) was granted the right to depose Authority officials by Carson City District Court.  “This state authority is simply out of control,” said Nevada…

National Pro-Charter School Parent Organization Issues Statement on PA Gov. Wolf’s Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Colleen Cook, president of the National Coalition for Public School Options (PSO), the nation’s leading parent education advocacy organization with active chapters in more than 30 states, today issued the following statement on Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget address: “Today is yet another example of how Gov. Wolf is out of touch with…

NATIONAL POLL: What Really Matters to Parents

Test scores play only a small role in determining where parents choose to send their children to school, according to a new survey of 1,000 parents commissioned by the National Coalition for Public School Options (PSO). Parents instead value school safety, teacher quality, and a generally positive learning environment, which were all considered “important” by…

Introducing Gov. Silverspoon

Gov. Tom Wolf’s family chose to take him out of his local school district and enroll him into one of the most prestigious – and expensive – private schools in the country, with a current price tag of $61,410 for boarding students. Despite being a very successful role model for the power of school choice –…

As Gov. Wolf Attacks Charter Schools, We Have Questions About His Expensive, Ultra-Exclusive Education at The Hill School

Gov. Tom Wolf is intent on severely curtailing school choice options in Pennsylvania by cutting funding, capping enrollment, and putting a moratorium on all new cyber schools. His actions – if successful – could have dire consequences for the thousands of families currently availing themselves of school choice in Pennsylvania. It also spells the end…