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Feb 05, 2015, 15:13 ET

Louisiana Parents Outraged Over Teacher Union Actions

Louisiana parents expressed outrage today over actions taken by the Louisiana Association of Educators and the Iberville School District.  In...

Feb 03, 2015, 10:00 ET

Date Set for 5th Annual School Choice Day at the Capitol

Today, organizers announced plans for a rally in support of school choice at the Capitol.  The rally, to be held February 11th, will be part...

Jan 20, 2015, 17:06 ET

PublicSchoolOptions.org Applauds Lamar Alexander's Draft Bill and Plan to Fix No Child Left Behind

On the eve of an important Congressional hearing on the issue of mandatory student testing, PublicSchoolOptions.org, a national parent-led...

May 06, 2014, 11:30 ET

Texas Charter School Teacher Announced as Finalist in 2014 National Teaching Award Competition

National parent organization, PublicSchoolOptions.org, today announced Texas Virtual Academy teacher Priscilla Metting has been selected as a...

May 06, 2014, 11:15 ET

Indiana Charter School Teacher Announced as Finalist in 2014 National Teaching Award Competition

National parent organization, PublicSchoolOptions.org, today announced Hoosier Academy teacher Alissa Smith has been selected as a national runner...

May 06, 2014, 11:00 ET

Louisiana Charter School Teacher Announced as Finalist in 2014 National Teaching Award Competition

National parent organization, PublicSchoolOptions.org, today announced Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy teacher Heather McFarland has been...

May 06, 2014, 10:45 ET

Pennsylvania Charter School Teacher Announced as Finalist in 2014 National Teaching Award Competition

National parent organization, PublicSchoolOptions.org, today announced Pennsylvania Connections Academy teacher William (Chris) Erler has been...

May 06, 2014, 10:30 ET

Georgia Charter School Teacher Wins 2014 National Teaching Award During Teacher Appreciation Week

 National parent organization, PublicSchoolOptions.org, today announced the winner of its annual American Pioneer of Teaching award...

Apr 09, 2014, 18:47 ET

New Jersey Superior Court Decision Expands School Choice

PublicSchoolOptions.org President Beth Purcell today voiced her resounding support for the New Jersey Superior Court decision to grant charter...

Mar 31, 2014, 15:09 ET

What They Are Saying: Parents Pack Room at Appropriations Hearing to Testify Against Unfair Virtual Public Charter School Cuts

Kansas parents and students traveled long distances to the state capitol today to personally defend their virtual charter schools against proposed...

Jan 27, 2014, 09:00 ET

National Parent Organization, PublicSchoolOptions.org, Celebrates National School Choice Week

Parents who demand a voice in the education debate take part in annual school choice celebration  Beth Purcell, president of...

May 06, 2013, 13:33 ET

Ohio Connections Academy Teacher Recognized by National Parent Organization PublicSchoolOptions.org

PublicSchoolOptions.org, a national alliance of parents that supports and defends parents' rights to access the best public school options for...

May 06, 2013, 13:32 ET

Arizona Virtual Academy Teacher Recognized by National Parent Organization PublicSchoolOptions.org

 PublicSchoolOptions.org, a national alliance of parents that supports and defends parents' rights to access the best public school options for...

May 06, 2013, 13:31 ET

Georgia Cyber Academy Teacher Recognized by National Parent Organization PublicSchoolOptions.org

 PublicSchoolOptions.org, a national alliance of parents that supports and defends parents' rights to access the best public school options...

May 06, 2013, 12:15 ET

Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School Teacher Named National American Pioneer of Teaching by PublicSchoolOptions.org

PublicSchoolOptions.org, a national alliance of parents that supports and defends parents' rights to access the best public school options for...

Jan 28, 2013, 10:30 ET

PublicSchoolOptions.org Calls on Lawmakers to Support Access to School Choice as Part of National School Choice Week

Parents Across the Country Demand Expanded Educational Options  PublicSchoolOptions.org – a leading national parent...