***PRESS RELEASE*** New Data Analysis: More than 75 percent of Type 2 Charter Public School Students Would Be Returned to Lower-Performing District Schools if Teachers Union Prevails

Decision to Keep Open Charter Public Schools Serving More than 13,000 Louisiana Children Rests with Louisiana Supreme Court   BATON ROUGE, La. – PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO), a parent-led advocacy group, recently conducted a data analysis project to determine the educational fate of Louisiana’s Type 2 charter public school students, whose education is under threat by a frivolous…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Louisiana Parents File Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Lawsuit Threatening Public Charter Schools

Decision to Keep Open Public Charter Schools Serving 13,000 Louisiana Children Rests with Louisiana Supreme Court   BATON ROUGE, La. –Yesterday, PublicSchoolOptions.org and Louisiana parents Jennette Franklin and Christin White-Kaiser filed a motion for an amicus brief in the case of Iberville Parish School Board, et al v. Louisiana State Elementary and Secondary Education Board, et…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Parent-Led Florida Education Coalition Urges Governor Scott to Sign HB 7069

Sweeping education bill increases options for parents TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org, a coalition of parents fighting for more educational options, is urging Governor Rick Scott to swiftly sign HB 7069 once the bill is delivered to his desk. House Bill 7069 arose from negotiations between Florida House and Senate leaders, who…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Wyoming Students and Parents Celebrate School Choice at Capitol Day Rally

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – On Friday, the Wyoming chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org will host its annual 2017 Capitol Day Rally, bringing together parents and students from across the state to learn about the civic process and share their stories about how school choice has benefitted their families. Capitol Day was previously scheduled in February but cancelled due…

***PHOTO RELEASE*** SENATOR TOM CORBIN RECEIVES CHAMPION OF SCHOOL CHOICE AWARD

Local School Choice Advocacy Organization Recognizes State Legislative Champions   COLUMBIA, S.C. — Last week the South Carolina Chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO) awarded Senator Tom Corbin with its Champion of School Choice Award for his strong support and leadership in the fight for giving South Carolina families access to more school choice options, specifically the…

***PHOTO RELEASE*** REPRESENTATIVE RAYE FELDER RECEIVES CHAMPION OF SCHOOL CHOICE AWARD

Local School Choice Advocacy Organization Recognizes State Legislative Champions   COLUMBIA, S.C. — Last week the South Carolina Chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO) awarded Representative Raye Felder with its Champion of School Choice Award for her strong support and leadership in the fight for giving South Carolina families access to more school choice options, specifically the…

***PRESS RELEASE*** South Carolina Students and Parents Celebrate School Choice at Capitol Day Rally

Parents & students will meet with legislators   COLUMBIA, S.C. – On Wednesday, the South Carolina chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org will host its annual 2017 Capitol Day Rally, bringing together parents and students from across the state to learn about the civic process, meet with legislators and share their stories about how school choice has benefitted…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Arkansas Students and Parents Celebrate School Choice at Capitol Day Rally

Parents & students will meet with legislators LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – On Tuesday, the Arkansas chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org will host its annual 2017 Capitol Day Rally, bringing together parents and students from across the state to learn about the civic process, meet with legislators and share their stories about how school choice has benefitted their…

***PRESS RELEASE*** PublicSchoolOptions.org Statement on Kentucky Charter School Legislation

FRANKFORT, Ky.  – The Kentucky chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org released the following statement regarding charter school legislation final passage. STATEMENT FROM PEDER BERG, PUBLICSCHOOLOPTIONS.ORG BOARD MEMBER AND PARENT ADVOCATE: “We welcome any progress that brings school choice to Kentucky families. But while this bill’s passage is a step in the right direction, it is inadequate. The…

***PHOTO RELEASE*** REPRESENTATIVE GARY VANDEAVER RECEIVES CHAMPION OF SCHOOL CHOICE AWARD

Local School Choice Advocacy Organization Recognizes State Legislative Champions   AUSTIN, Texas — On Wednesday the Texas Chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO) awarded Representative Gary VanDeaver with its Champion of School Choice Award for his strong support and leadership in the fight for giving Texas families access to more school choice options. The award was presented…