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August 27, 2015
Legislator Recognized for Support of Virtual Education Richmond, VA – The Virginia Chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org recognized Virginia State Senator Steve Newman for his efforts on school choice and supporting virtual education. In a brief ceremony at the Virginia State Capitol, representatives from PublicSchoolOptions.org presented Senator Newman with an award lauding his efforts as a champion of school choice and recognizing his leadership...
August 12, 2015
WASHINGTON, August 12, 2015 -- Today, letters were sent to all Republican presidential candidates that have confirmed their attendance at The Seventy Four Education Summit in New Hampshire on August 19. Tillie Elvrum, President of PublicSchoolOptions.org, will be in attendance at the summit to hear (1) where candidates stand on the issue of public school options; (2) do they trust parents...
August 5, 2015
RENO, NV – Last week, Jay and Dawn Schuler of Nevada Parents for Online Education attended a parent advocacy boot camp held in Washington, DC. The conference is hosted each year by PublicSchoolOptions.Org, a national non-profit parent-led organization which advocates on behalf public charter, online, and magnet school students. The conference included attendees from 35 states. At the conference, the Schuler Family had an opportunity...

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PSO National Board Convenes for Annual Meeting


The PublicSchoolOptions.org Board convened for their annual meeting. Pictured from left to right: Alisa Hug, Tillie Elvrum, Lauren Marshall, Sandy Smith, Amy Threewitt, Beth Purcell (Not pictured - Cherie Nielsen)

PSO Blog

August 25, 2015
By: Miranda Threewitt My name is Miranda Threewitt and I am a rising senior in Wyoming Virtual Academy. This summer I had the wonderful opportunity of spending the month of June in our nation’s capital as a Senate Page. In this position I found myself completing various tasks that included anything from refilling water to being in charge of the delivery...
August 18, 2015
by Amy Threewitt I’ve spent the past several summers running a theater camp for students in Cheyenne. It includes everything from lesson plans to logistics, and costumes to curtain calls. This isn’t unlike my full-time job as a parent: I worry about everything from nutrition to safety, and social development to education. As my theater students and children prepare to start school...
August 13, 2015
by Tillie Elvrum This summer at our School Choice Parent Advocacy Boot Camp I said we were going to hit the ground running this fall…And I meant it! As my son J.D. packs his bag for classes at our local community college, I will be packing for New Hampshire. Fellow Board member Amy Threewitt and I are headed to The Seventy Four...