***VIDEO PRESS RELEASE*** Digital Learning Day Highlight: Virtual School a “Lifeline” for Pediatric Cancer Patient

Colton Sheets was diagnosed with leukemia at age three; his only option for public education is virtual school – thanks to technology   WASHINGTON – Today, teachers, school administrators, students, and families are celebrating Digital Learning Day, an annual day highlighting the benefits of digital learning options – from new technologies used in classrooms to fully…

***PRESS RELEASE*** PublicSchoolOptions.org Statement on Betsy DeVos Confirmation as U.S. Secretary of Education

WASHINGTON  – PublicSchoolOptions.org released the following statement on Betsy DeVos’ confirmation as U.S. Secretary of Education. STATEMENT FROM TILLIE ELVRUM, PUBLICSCHOOLOPTIONS.ORG PRESIDENT AND PARENT ADVOCATE: “Secretary DeVos will be a stalwart advocate for our nation’s students, putting their interests first, because every child deserves access to an education that fits their individual needs. We look…

***PRESS RELEASE*** New Mexico Public Charter School Students Hold Capitol Day Rally and Legislative Visits

Virtual school students and families from across New Mexico will meet with legislators and celebrate the public virtual school option   SANTA FE, N.M. – On Tuesday, the New Mexico chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO) will host a Capitol Day Rally to celebrate school choice with families and students who benefit from New Mexico’s public virtual…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Parent Group Submits Comments on Proposed Rule Changes to State Virtual Charter School Board

OKLAHOMA CITY – Today the Oklahoma chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO) submitted official comments to the Oklahoma State Virtual Charter School Board regarding proposed administrative rules changes affecting school closure and renewal processes for the state’s virtual schools. The Oklahoma chapter of PSO is a coalition of parents working to defend parents’ right to choose the…

***PRESS RELEASE*** PublicSchoolOptions.org Statement on Betsy DeVos Committee Vote

WASHINGTON  – PublicSchoolOptions.org released the following statement about the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee’s vote to move Betsy DeVos’ nomination as Secretary of Education to the Senate floor for a full vote. Last month, the board of directors of PublicSchoolOptions.org submitted a letter to Chairman Alexander and Ranking Member Murray voicing support for…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Alabama Students and Parents Celebrate National School Choice Week

Event in Montgomery will celebrate school choice options for students and families MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Tomorrow, the Alabama chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org will co-sponsor a National School Choice Week rally in Montgomery to celebrate school choice and the options available to families in Alabama. The rally is expected to draw thousands of students and families from…

***VIDEO PRESS RELEASE*** Parent Advocate Addresses National School Choice Week Capitol Hill Rally

Event featured Speaker Paul Ryan; school choice champions Senator Tim Scott, Congressman Luke Messer WASHINGTON – Today, PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO) president Tillie Elvrum delivered remarks at the National School Choice Week Rally on Capitol Hill to celebrate National School Choice Week. Elvrum, who represented the parent perspective on school choice joined with fellow school choice advocates…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Maine Students and Parents Celebrate National School Choice Week with Press Conference and School Fair

Event at the Hall of Flags will celebrate school choice options for students and families AUGUSTA, Maine – On Tuesday, the Maine chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org will co-host a National School Choice Week event at the Hall of Flags in Augusta to celebrate the benefits of school choice for Maine students and families. A press conference…

***PRESS RELEASE*** PublicSchoolOptions.org President to Bring Parent Perspective to Capitol Hill Rally Celebrating National School Choice Week

Event features Speaker Paul Ryan; school choice champions Senator Tim Scott, Congressman Luke Messer   WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, PublicSchoolOptions.org president and parent advocate Tillie Elvrum will deliver remarks at the National School Choice Week Rally on Capitol Hill to celebrate National School Choice Week. Elvrum, who will provide the parent perspective on school choice, will…

***PRESS RELEASE*** PublicSchoolOptions.org Families and Students Celebrate National School Choice Week in Seven States

National School Choice Week events across the country highlight benefits of school choice options WASHINGTON – PublicSchoolOptions.org families and students will join with school choice advocates across the country next week to celebrate National School Choice Week, an annual, week-long celebration of the diverse education options that benefit families and students. The events, which will…