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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 21, 2020

In the 2017-2018 school year, nearly 3% of Nebraska's K-12 students were registered as homeschoolers with the state. Now, in April 2020, 100% of Nebraska's K-12 students are learning at home.

With COVID-19 causing such incredible disruption, parents, educators, and students are reeling. In this podcast, we'll...

Feb 14, 2020

Nebraska celebrated School Choice Week in style with a celebratory event at the Capitol on January 29, 2020. If you weren't able to make it, enjoy this recap, complete with clips of the musical numbers and speeches.

Also, catch commentary on "government schools" and the #ILovePublicSchools misfire.

Jan 21, 2020

Nebraska-specific advice from the president of National School Choice Week, Andrew Campanella. Learn all about current options as well as potential future education options in our state. Want to learn more about Andrew? Visit his personal website or School Choice Week. You can also pick up his book, The School Choice...

Dec 12, 2019

We have an accountability problem with K-12 education in Nebraska. Our current system has plenty of regulatory accountability but zero market accountability. If we want to see improvements, we're going to need to introduce the kind of accountability that incentivizes agility and student success.

Aug 22, 2019

While Nebraska leaders have doggedly clung to the education power structures of the past, the world has moved on. In other states, public charter schools have experimented with modern learning methods, creating more flexible, individualized options for teachers and students.

Thanks to the progressive and...