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***PRESS RELEASE*** PublicSchoolOptions.org Statement on Betsy DeVos Confirmation as U.S. Secretary of Education

WASHINGTON  – PublicSchoolOptions.org released the following statement on Betsy DeVos’ confirmation as U.S. Secretary of Education. STATEMENT FROM TILLIE ELVRUM, PUBLICSCHOOLOPTIONS.ORG PRESIDENT AND PARENT ADVOCATE: “Secretary DeVos will be a stalwart advocate for our nation’s students, putting their interests first, because every child deserves access to an education that fits their individual needs. We look […]

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***PRESS RELEASE*** New Mexico Public Charter School Students Hold Capitol Day Rally and Legislative Visits

Virtual school students and families from across New Mexico will meet with legislators and celebrate the public virtual school option SANTA FE, N.M. – On Tuesday, the New Mexico chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO) will host a Capitol Day Rally to celebrate school choice with families and students who benefit from New Mexico’s public virtual schools. […]

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***PRESS RELEASE*** Parent Group Submits Comments on Proposed Rule Changes to State Virtual Charter School Board

OKLAHOMA CITY – Today the Oklahoma chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO) submitted official comments to the Oklahoma State Virtual Charter School Board regarding proposed administrative rules changes affecting school closure and renewal processes for the state’s virtual schools. The Oklahoma chapter of PSO is a coalition of parents working to defend parents’ right to choose the […]

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***PRESS RELEASE*** PublicSchoolOptions.org Statement on Betsy DeVos Committee Vote

WASHINGTON  – PublicSchoolOptions.org released the following statement about the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee’s vote to move Betsy DeVos’ nomination as Secretary of Education to the Senate floor for a full vote. Last month, the board of directors of PublicSchoolOptions.org submitted a letter to Chairman Alexander and Ranking Member Murray voicing support for […]

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***VIDEO PRESS RELEASE*** Parent Advocate Addresses National School Choice Week Capitol Hill Rally

  Event featured Speaker Paul Ryan; school choice champions Senator Tim Scott, Congressman Luke Messer WASHINGTON – Today, PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO) president Tillie Elvrum delivered remarks at the National School Choice Week Rally on Capitol Hill to celebrate National School Choice Week. Elvrum, who represented the parent perspective on school choice joined with fellow school choice […]

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***PRESS RELEASE*** PublicSchoolOptions.org President to Bring Parent Perspective to Capitol Hill Rally Celebrating National School Choice Week

Event features Speaker Paul Ryan; school choice champions Senator Tim Scott, Congressman Luke Messer WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, PublicSchoolOptions.org president and parent advocate Tillie Elvrum will deliver remarks at the National School Choice Week Rally on Capitol Hill to celebrate National School Choice Week. Elvrum, who will provide the parent perspective on school choice, will join with […]

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***PRESS RELEASE*** PublicSchoolOptions.org Families and Students Celebrate National School Choice Week in Seven States

National School Choice Week events across the country highlight benefits of school choice options. WASHINGTON –PublicSchoolOptions.org families and students will join with school choice advocates across the country next week to celebrate National School Choice Week, an annual, week-long celebration of the diverse education options that benefit families and students. The events, which will highlight […]

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***PRESS RELEASE*** Parents Call on Iberville Parish School Board and Teacher’s Union to Help Avoid Mid-Year Closure of 16,000 Students’ Schools

Appeals court decision could immediately cut off funding causing schools to close mid-school year BATON ROUGE, La. – Today PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO) called on the Iberville Parish School Board to immediately withdraw its opposition to the motion for stay requested by the defendants, so that hundreds of its resident students and families, and over 16,000 public charter […]

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