PublicSchoolOptions.org Praises House Passage of Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act

Bill makes sure parents have options for their child’s education; child’s future not determined by their zip code WASHINGTON – Today, PublicSchoolOptions.org president Tillie Elvrum praised the House’s passage of the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act, commonly known as the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program. The bill reauthorizes the program for five years. Students enrolled in…

REPRESENTATIVE KENNY BINGHAM RECEIVES CHAMPION OF SCHOOL CHOICE AWARD

Local School Choice Advocacy Organization Recognizes State Legislative Champions  COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org awarded Representative Kenny Bingham with their Golden Apple Award at their 8th Annual School Choice Day at the State House on Tuesday, April 19th. Over 300 parents, students, and teachers rallied at the State House to support…

South Carolina Students and Parents Rally for School Choice at the State House

Event will celebrate school choice options; connect families with legislators COLUMBIA, S.C. – Next Tuesday, students and parents from across South Carolina will hold a school choice rally at the state house in Columbia. The event, hosted by the South Carolina chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org, will bring together families that benefit from school choice, especially public virtual education.…

STATEMENT FROM PUBLICSCHOOLOPTIONS.ORG ON FAILED ANTI-CHARTER SCHOOL BILLS

BATON ROUGE, La. – PublicSchoolOptions.org made the following statement today about the failed anti-charter school bills that threatened the education of thousands of Louisiana students. House Bill 879 and Senate Bill 149 failed to pass their respective committees this week. CHRISTIN WHITE-KAISER, LOUISIANA PUBLICSCHOOLOPTIONS.ORG PARENT LEADER: “Representative Bouie, Senator Gatti, and the teacher’s union attempt to take…

STATEMENT FROM PUBLICSCHOOLOPTIONS.ORG ON HOUSE BILL 879 HEARING

BATON ROUGE, La. – PublicSchoolOptions.org made the following statement on House Bill 879, which will be debated by the Louisiana House Education Committee later this morning. CHRISTIN WHITE-KAISER, LOUISIANA PUBLICSCHOOLOPTIONS.ORG PARENT LEADER: “This reckless bill threatens to take away the education option that thousands of Louisiana families and students choose and undermines parent choice. HB 879 would…

Louisiana Students and Parents Hold Rally for Virtual Education at the State Capitol

BATON ROUGE, La. – On Wednesday, students and parents from across Louisiana will hold a rally for virtual education at the state capitol in Baton Rouge. The event, hosted by the Louisiana chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO), will bring together families that benefit from school choice, specifically public virtual schools. The rally will be an opportunity for attendees…

Lean On Me

By: Tillie Elvrum Last week it was a pleasure to meet so many families in California who wanted to advocate for their schools. At the California Capitol Day, families shared various reasons for needing educational options and virtual schools, including health issues that require frequent trips to hospitals, advanced learners that needed to be challenged…

Tennessee Students and Parents Rally for School Choice at the State Capitol

Event will celebrate school choice options; connect families with legislators NASHVILLE, Tenn. – This Wednesday, students and parents from across Tennessee will hold a school choice rally at the state capitol in Nashville. The event, hosted by the Tennessee chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org, will bring together families that benefit from school choice and will give them an…