***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…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Parents Call on Iberville Parish School Board and Teacher’s Union to Help Avoid Mid-Year Closure of 16,000 Students’ Schools

Appeals court decision could immediately cut off funding causing schools to close mid-school year BATON ROUGE, La. – Today PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO) called on the Iberville Parish School Board to immediately withdraw its opposition to the motion for stay requested by the defendants, so that hundreds of its resident students and families, and over 16,000 public…

***PRESS RELEASE*** PublicSchoolOptions.org Statement on Louisiana Appeals Court Ruling in Charter School Lawsuit

BATON ROUGE, La.  – PublicSchoolOptions.org Louisiana parent leader and amici Christin White-Kaiser made the following statement on the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal’s decision to reverse the district court’s ruling in the case of Iberville Parish School Board, et al v. Louisiana State Elementary and Secondary Education Board, et al. The lower court, in…

*** PRESS RELEASE*** Governor Branstad Awarded ‘Golden Apple’ for Empowering Parents with Education Options

PublicSchoolOptions.org recognized the Governor for his commitment to educational choice   DES MOINES, Iowa – Today, the Iowa Chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org awarded Gov. Terry Branstad with its Golden Apple, recognizing his efforts as a champion of school choice. The award was presented by Jen Wubben and Michelle Majeski, co-chairs of the PublicSchoolOptions.org Iowa Chapter. They are…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Governor Branstad Awarded ‘Golden Apple’ for Empowering Parents with Education Options

DES MOINES – Today, the Iowa Chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org awarded Gov. Terry Branstad with its Golden Apple, recognizing his efforts as a champion of school choice. The award was presented by Jen Wubben and Michelle Majeski, co-chairs of the PublicSchoolOptions.org Iowa Chapter. They are also parents of students who attend virtual school. Gov. Branstad has supported…