Category Archives: News

Education Week covers the LEARN Parent Opportunity Network

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…
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Why Charter Schools? Why Omaha? Why Now?

By Katie Linehan - Co-Founder of LEARN and Middle School Teacher at Success Academy Harlem West The LEARN Coalition advocates to improve the quality of education children receive in our public schools. We believe every child deserves a high quality, world-class education that prepares him or her to compete in the global economy and lead…
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Parents Speak

Four Omaha mothers speak about the need for educational choices and approaches that meet the individual learning needs of their children. Do you agree with Carliss, Kinyarie, Kara and Michelle that parents need more power when it comes to their child's education? Join Nebraska's parent-powered school choice movement: Click here on your smartphone to text…
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School Choice Block Party Tops Newscasts

Thanks to everyone who came out to this weekend's School Choice Block Party! Remember to text LEARN to 46262 to join the public charter school movement in Nebraska and check out this great report from KETV!
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Nebraska Falling Behind as School Choice Sweeps the Nation

2015’s legislative session has been a busy time for school choice policies like public charter schools and tax credit scholarships - just not in Nebraska. This year, Alabama, Montana and Tennessee joined the majority of states by advancing school choice legislation that puts the power in the hands of parents and guardians to choose the…
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