Small group, big change

Last week, a bill that could have taken away a critical educational option for thousands of California children – AB 1084 – died before it even made it for a vote. This bill was a direct assault on parents’ rights to choose the best school for their children. About 20,000 students benefit each day from…

California Students at Risk

If it all goes one California state legislator’s way, 20,000 virtual school students could lose their education starting in the 2017-2018 academic year. Assembly Bill 1084 would allow California lawmakers to close down several virtual schools in the state. This bill would leave families with few options, some being forced to return to schools that…

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…