PSO Spring Successes

View Newsletter Dear Advocates: Summer is just one day away which means two important things for Public School Options: School is out and the kids are home in all the glory and agony that entails. State legislative sessions across the country have mostly wrapped up for the year. The first half of the year is…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Parents and Students Await Louisiana Supreme Court Charter School Decision

Lawsuit brought by union aims to defund type 2 public charter schools, decision could come Wednesday NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana parents and students are watching closely for a decision from the Louisiana Supreme Court, which many expect will come tomorrow, in the case of Iberville Parish School Board, et al v. Louisiana State Elementary and Secondary Education Board,…

*** PRESS RELEASE*** Five-Judge Panel Hears Lawsuit Threatening Louisiana Public Charter Schools for Third Time

BATON ROUGE, La. – Today, a five-judge panel from the Louisiana Court of Appeal First Circuit heard for a third time oral arguments in the case of Iberville Parish School Board, et al v. Louisiana State Elementary and Secondary Education Board, et al. A three-judge panel heard oral arguments in February; however, the case was referred to…

This is your child’s future, too.

By: Christin Kaiser A little over one year ago, my daughter Mary-Grace came to me saying that she “needed more” out of her educational experience. Knowing that she already spent time in private and public schools of all varieties, I listened to my daughter, who, by the way, is only in 7th grade, when she…

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…