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Nashville – Tennessee parents and are grateful today following a decision by the Chancery Court in Davidson County that allows their public school, Tennessee Virtual Academy, to stay open. The public virtual school serves students from all corners of the state. This ruling ensures these families will continue to have access to the school that best meets their […]

District Court Rules Against Unions, Allows Funding to Continue for Charter Schools BATON ROUGE, La., May 19, 2015 – The message from Judge Fields this morning was clear: Charter schools are public schools. His ruling in Louisiana District Court said that the current funding mechanism for Type 2 charter schools could continue. These schools currently serve over 18,000 students […]

Bill Passed out of Committee, Awaiting Action on Senate Floor AUSTIN, Texas, May 7, 2015 – joined Texas parents calling on the Texas State Senate to debate and pass SB 894 without delay. The bill passed out of the Senate Education Committee last week with strong support, and will end arbitrary and outdated barriers to accessing public school […]

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School Choice Fans
April 27, 2015

By Amy Scott During the planning stages of South Carolina PSO’s Capitol Day, I was wracking my brain trying to think of a creative way to have parents and students engage with legislators. Ah-ha! Fans. That’s it! After all, it’ll be a warm spring day in Columbia — and a fan will serve multiple purposes. After all, we’re […]

No One
April 23, 2015

by Steven Isaacs As I think about my own educational journey through the brick-and-mortar public school system, I am so glad that my son Skylar has more opportunities than I did. Growing up, I would have been a more focused and motivated student if I had been able to work at my own pace. Thankfully, […]

It is safe to say that all teachers strive to do “what is best for students.” As educators, we completely agree. With that being said, for some students in our state, the traditional brick and mortar school is not what is best. Tennessee Virtual Academy (TNVA), an online public school, has been a great fit […]