Latest News...

What’s Ahead For Schools in Virginia
November 20, 2014

By Delegate R. Steven Landes Harrisonburg (Va.) Daily News Record November 15, 2014 “This week the House Education Committee gathered in Richmond to receive a number of presentations on topics both in K-12 education, as well as higher education.  While the General Assembly will not convene until Jan. 14, 2015, as chairman of the committee I […]

Ohio eSchool Coalition Honors Senator Bill Beagle for Support of School Choice
October 30, 2014

Published in Tipp News Daily, October 30, 2014 TIPP CITY, OHIO 10/30/14 – The Ohio eSchool Families & Friends Coalition, a non-profit school choice advocacy organization, awarded their annual Golden Apple Award to Senator Bill Beagle today.  In a small ceremony held in Tipp City, a grateful public eSchool family presented Sen. Beagle with his award. “Senator […]

The National Board Convenes for their Annual Meeting in 2014

The PublicSchoolOptions.org Board convened on February 10th 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)

PublicSchoolOptions.org Blog

Who Should Hold Schools Accountable? And How?
December 10, 2014

Earlier this month the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) released a report on state policies relating to access and accountability for charter schools. NACSA should be applauded for their continued suggestion of multiple authorizers and a streamlined path for replication of high performing charter schools. As an advocacy organization focused on access to […]

NC State Board of Education should approve applicants for pilot programs
December 8, 2014

By Gail Hall, North Carolina PSO Co-Chair I am proud to see the strides North Carolina is making toward a broader scope of school choice.  As a parent, I was thrilled to see the General Assembly’s decision to approve our state’s first pilot program, as I understand the variations in learning style and comprehension from student to […]

PublicSchoolOptions.org Videos

PSO Military Families Share Their Stories