Parental choice and virtual school model shared with congressional staff and leaders
WASHINGTON – Last Wednesday, PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO) president Tillie Elvrum participated in the Congressional School Choice Caucus’ monthly briefing. Panelists discussed the parent and student perspectives of school choice and the opportunities it provides for student and families of many different backgrounds and situations.
Other panelists included Ramona Cooper, grandparent of a DC Opportunity Scholarship student; Gary Jones, parent of a DC Opportunity Scholarship student; Malik Johnson, student in the DC Opportunity Scholarship program; and Virginia Walden Ford, pioneer of the DC Opportunity Scholarship program.
PublicSchoolOptions.org is a national alliance of parents that supports and defends parents’ rights to access the best public school options for their children. The Coalition supports the creation of public school options, including charter schools, online schools, magnet schools, open enrollment policies and other innovative education programs. Additionally, we advocate for equal access without restrictions to these public schools for all children.