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August 19, 2016
Majority of Oklahomans trust parents to make educational decisions for their children OKLAHOMA CITY – Last week a new Quarterly Poll from Sooner Poll showed a majority of Oklahomans support a parent’s right to choose the educational option that works best for their child. The results, which reflect a similar poll conducted last year by PublicSchoolOptions.org in Oklahoma, show that 51.5 percent...
August 10, 2016
BATON ROUGE, La. – Today, a five-judge panel from the Louisiana Court of Appeal First Circuit heard a second round of oral arguments in the case of Iberville Parish School Board, et al v. Louisiana State Elementary and Secondary Education Board, et al. The teachers union and school district are appealing the lower court’s decision to keep open Type 2 charter...
August 9, 2016
Teachers Union and School District are Appealing Court’s Decision to Keep Open Charter Schools Serving 13,000 Louisiana Children BATON ROUGE, La. – On Wednesday, a five-judge panel from the Louisiana Court of Appeal First Circuit will hear a second round of oral arguments in the case of Iberville Parish School Board, et al v. Louisiana State Elementary and Secondary Education Board, et...

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PSO National Board Convenes for Annual Meeting

2016 PSO Board Members

 

The PublicSchoolOptions.org Board of Directors convened for their 2016 annual meeting. Pictured are board members Amy Threewitt, Colleen Cook, Peder Berg, Tillie Elvrum, Alisa Hug, and Christin Kaiser. Not pictured is board member Sandy Smith.

PSO Blog

August 26, 2016
Imagine that your community put a limit on the number of sports teams and activity clubs available to your children. There would be only one theater troupe, one gymnastics team, two basketball clubs, and two soccer squads. If you missed out on one of these select few spots, your child would no longer have the ability to learn, practice, and...
August 12, 2016
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 advocated for her desire to enroll...
August 3, 2016
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 previously failed them. This bill...