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…

SB 429 Hurts School Choice

by Kyla Anderson, New Mexico Some say politics make strange bedfellows but none could be stranger than the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) throwing their lot in with the very same politicians pushing a bill to cap public charter schools. It happened in my home state of New Mexico, when the supposedly pro-school…

Capitol Day Updates

View newsletter.   Dear Advocates, As parents, you know that there’s no substitute for hard work. You can’t wish away the laundry and dinner, just as you can’t wish away the presentation in front of your boss tomorrow morning. Your sons and daughters can’t wish away the dirty dishes in your sink any more than…

Not on our watch!

Not on our watch! That was the rallying cry of the day at annual New Mexico Capitol Day earlier this week, when more than 100 parents, students, and educators gathered to rally in support of school choice. Led by National Coalition for Public School Options board member Kyla Anderson, the group rallied against SB 429,…

Kansas & New Mexico Families Celebrate School Choice

Last week, virtual school families in Kansas and New Mexico participated in capitol day events where they met with legislators and shared their personal school choice stories.   The Kansas chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org hosted its inaugural “Parent Choice in Education Day at the Capitol” where about 100 students, families and teachers came together to celebrate…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Students and Parents Celebrate School Choice with New Mexico Capitol Day Event

Event will celebrate school choice options; connect families with legislators   SANTA FE, N.M. – On Tuesday, January 30, the New Mexico chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org will host their annual New Mexico Capitol Day in Santa Fe to celebrate virtual education and the benefits of all school choice options for students and families. The event begins at 10 a.m. with a…