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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!

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.:

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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.

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Jul 30, 2020

In Episode 17, you can learn how to register for homeschool in Nebraska. The following links will be helpful:

Nebraska Department of Education Exempt School Program: https://www.education.ne.gov/fos/exempt-schools/#ndeacc

School Choice Nebraska homeschool resources: http://www.schoolchoicelincoln.org/index.html

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May 29, 2020

Rachel makes a bold prediction about the arc of K-12 education reform in Nebraska. 

Even though our politicians have been slow to adopt school choice measures, Nebraskans are enjoying the fruits of their hard work, especially now that schools have been closed due to COVID-19.

Where will we go from here? How will kids...