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School Choice Nebraska

Welcome to the grassroots effort to expand educational opportunity for children in Nebraska! We're doing our best to learn about the issues and keep in touch with other parents and concerned citizens. Get in touch with us on Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube. We'd love to connect!

Apr 10, 2021

What should parents do about the proposed Nebraska health curriculum standards?
In this episode, Rachel talks about three things:
1. "Values" discussion from the April 2, 2021, Nebraska Board of Education meeting
2. The long-term solution for such problems (macro solution for the state)
3. The short-term...

Nov 19, 2020

Lincoln mom Jen Ziemer is one of the hundreds of parents whose children have transitioned from full-time school through LPS to homeschool because of COVID.

In this podcast, Jen talks about her journey, including trying to gain access to educational materials and learning apps her kids were using before they began...

Oct 7, 2020

Denisha Merriweather knows firsthand the importance of having the freedom to choose your school. 

She has recently started a new organization, Black Minds Matter, to address the systemic racism in our public education system. Propped up by teachers unions, this system keeps children trapped in schools that often can't...

Sep 1, 2020

Wisconsin has had school choice programs since the early 1990s. Wisconsin-based Kevin Nicholson shares his insights about political hurdles to school choice, parents' options in the wake of COVID-19, and what we can do to help the most disadvantaged among us.

Learn more about Kevin and No Better Friend Corp.:


Aug 26, 2020

Disruptive innovation has come to K-12 education at last, and Acton Academies have come to Nebraska.

Catch up with Zach Harsin from Acton Academy Lincoln, which will be opening in January 2021. This is a can't-miss episode; you'll hear all about how education is changing, even in Nebraska.

Learn more about Acton Academy...