Katie Linehan of Educate Nebraska recently posted an opinion article on The Grand Island Independent as a response to a article posted earlier this month, Public Schools - the common good, by Craig R. Christiansen. In it he argues that the need does not exist for charter schools in Nebraska. Read Katie's response below, taken…Read more
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Sarah Tully from Education Week showcased the LEARN Parent Opportunity Network in a recent blog post, Nebraska Parent Group Pushing for Charter Law, Choice in Local Schools, highlighting the network's origins and the opposition that the school choice movement has faced in past legislative endeavors. A school-choice bill that would pave the way for charter schools in Nebraska still…Read more
February 25th, 2016 marked the official beginning of the Our Children, Our Schools LEARN Parent Opportunity Network. The launch party for this new community effort was celebrated at Goodwill corporate offices, where families came to connect with one another on the issue of school choice and quality education. Phoenix Academy and PTI Nebraska were also in attendance,…Read more
President Barack Obama visits the Dr. Martin Luther King Charter School in the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans, La., Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) This Wednesday, President Obama will visit Omaha. This will be the President’s first visit to Nebraska since taking office in 2008.1 He should seize this opportunity to address…Read more
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