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September 26, 2016
WASHINGTON – PublicSchoolOptions.org president Tillie Elvrum made the following statement about tonight’s first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. STATEMENT FROM TILLIE ELVRUM,PUBLICSCHOOLOPTIONS.ORG PRESIDENT, PARENT LEADER AND SCHOOL CHOICE ADVOCATE: “With “Achieving Prosperity” as one of tonight’s presidential debate topics, candidates have an opportunity to present their vision for our nation’s education system. Unfortunately, education has been largely missing from the campaign, yet its...
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...

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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

September 26, 2016
By: Beth Purcell As another school year kicks off, my family is experiencing a whole new kind of change. With much gratitude to elected officials who trust parents with school choice and the immeasurable benefits of virtual school, both of my amazing children have started college this fall! My son Tyler, who balanced classes at his virtual charter school AND local community...
September 20, 2016
By: Tillie Elvrum In case I needed another reminder about how fast time flies, each fall hits me like a ton of bricks. Not only is the change of season evident, but another school year kicks off. This fall, my son J.D. started his second year of college. COLLEGE! While I wipe away tears full of pride, I also have to...
September 15, 2016
Today is the final blog installment from the Williams family in Wyoming! We hope you enjoy learning from Trinity, Charity, and Selah. Trinity (Age 10) Online learning works well for me because it can bend and cooperate to my needs. I have type 1 diabetes, so being at home for school makes sure my mom can monitor my blood sugar. My favorite...