Charter ‘witch hunt’ does disservice to vulnerable kids

By STEVEN GREENHUT 2016-11-18 15:30:23 The Orange County Register Most of us know the legend: German-born physicist Albert Einstein struggled with the regimented curriculum in his elementary school, yet later proved to be one of the world’s great scientific minds.

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CPPVE Opposes AB 1084

June 15, 2016 The Honorable Susan Bonilla California State Assembly State Capitol, Room 4140 Sacramento, California 95814 Dear Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla: On behalf of the tens of thousands of California families attending a public virtual or blended learning charter school,

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Olsen Honored with Golden Apple Award from California Parents for Virtual Education

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 Allison Wescott – (916) 319-2012 SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) was honored last week with the Golden Apple Award by California Parents for Public Virtual Education, a volunteer parent organization which seeks to protect student

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PATIENCE IS A VIRTUAL

The skirmish over charter schools in California grows ever more hostile; a proposed ballot measure that began circulating last month would ban them altogether, requiring more than 1,100 in the state to either close down or convert to traditional public

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Stand Up In Support For National School Choice Week

Parent Coalition Calls On State Lawmakers to Support Access to School Choice SACRAMENTO, CA – California Parents for Public Virtual Education – a statewide organization advocating access to public online education – is calling on the State Legislature to recognize

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Happy New Year to our
 Virtual Education Families!

California Parents for Public Virtual Education (CPPVE) would like to extend a special greeting to our fellow parents, learning coaches, students and teachers as we begin a new year – 2016! While much has been done to share our positive

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CPPVE President’s Statement on Anti-Charter Study

Statement from Nicole Conragan, president of the California Parents for Public Virtual Education: “It’s not surprising when the Education Illuminati takes an opportunity to denigrate a parent’s right to chose what’s in the best interest of his/her child. Yesterday, this

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CPPVE Attends National School Choice Advocacy Conference

SACRAMENTO, CA – Last week, California Parents for Public Virtual Education (CPPVE) attended a parent advocacy boot camp held in Washington, DC. The conference is hosted each year by PublicSchoolOptions.Org, a national non-profit parent-led organization which advocates on behalf of

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CPPVE Opposes AB 787

June 24, 2015   The Honorable Carol Liu Senate Education Committee State Capitol – Room 2083 Sacramento, CA 95814 Dear Chairwoman Liu: On behalf of the tens of thousands of California families attending a public virtual or blended learning charter

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CPPVE Applauds Governor Jerry Brown for Leadership on State Budget

SACRAMENTO — Governor Jerry Brown today signed the 2015-16 state budget which was passed last week by the State Legislature.  Education policy leaders throughout California praised the state budget for its funding enhancements on public schools. “On behalf of the tens of thousands

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