Choice Schools Association

Choice Schools Association The Schools’ Association exists to serve students and parents by actively promoting quality in schools and working to empower all parents to have equal access to great schools.

The Choice Schools’ Association serves as a conduit between its members and other school choice agencies and organizations with a primary focus in interrelated three areas. The defining activity of the Association is to advance school quality through both formal and informal processes and services. Because of the importance of this activity, the Association will develop a Choice Schools of Excellence project as well as support school quality efforts in other ways.

Mission: The Schools’ Association exists to serve students and parents by actively promoting quality in schools and working to empower all parents to have equal access to great schools.

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Thanks to Dr. Stephanie Bernander for leading a workshop on Text Dependent Analysis this morning.  Join us again on at 9...
02/04/2017

Thanks to Dr. Stephanie Bernander for leading a workshop on Text Dependent Analysis this morning. Join us again on at 9am on March 3 at The Cousins Center for the final presentation in this series.

05/10/2016
Best Practices Round Table Discussion

Listen in as school leaders from around the area talk about quality schools and how they are preparing for the upcoming school report card. Thanks to Milwaukee Lutheran High School for hosting this round-table discussion

03/08/2016
State Report Cards: What You Need to Know

Did you miss the presentation by Laura Pinsonneault, Director of the Office of Educational Accountability, on the upcoming State Report Card? Check out her presentation below and watch for more workshops from CSA in the future.

A presentation from Laura Pinsonneault, Director of the Office of Educational Accountability, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Laura discusses the state…

The Choice Schools Association had an info booth recently at the Center for Urban Teaching conference.  Thanks to all of...
11/10/2015

The Choice Schools Association had an info booth recently at the Center for Urban Teaching conference. Thanks to all of those who stopped by to learn about our organization. We hope you will all stop and visit us at the upcoming School Choice Wisconsin conference on November 19!

We recently held a Members Only event at the Iron Horizon on the topic of private school transportation.  Thanks to Sher...
11/10/2015

We recently held a Members Only event at the Iron Horizon on the topic of private school transportation. Thanks to Sherry from WCRIS and CJ from the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty for talking with all of us. Watch for more Members Only events in the coming weeks!

School choice can boost graduation rate
09/30/2014
School choice can boost graduation rate

School choice can boost graduation rate

A little more than 10 years ago, a young woman named Denisha was part of a vicious cycle. Her mother dropped out of school, her uncle had dropped out of school and her brother would go on to drop out...

Marquette University High School
09/30/2014

Marquette University High School

Easter Seals and MUHS Football got together to put on another "Tackling Autism" Football Camp for autistic children and their families. Thank you to all the wonderful children, families and Easter Seals! We had as much fun as you did!!

09/30/2014
Notre Dame School of Milwaukee

Notre Dame School of Milwaukee

PRIMARY SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE: Monday, October 20th 5 p.m.to 6:30 p.m. Now enrolling for the 2015/2016 school year. Please join us at 1418 S. Layton Blvd. to see our new school. For additional information call 414-431-7950

Back to School: The Impact of School Vouchers
08/29/2014
Back to School: The Impact of School Vouchers

Back to School: The Impact of School Vouchers

As the school year begins, students who are receiving vouchers will be fulfilling the dreams of their families—to receive a quality education.

American Federation for Children
08/19/2014

American Federation for Children

Heading to Wisconsin for Day 12 of the #41Days of School Choice! Learn more about the nation's oldest voucher program - the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program http://bit.ly/1pI5Y6u

Notre Dame School of Milwaukee
08/15/2014

Notre Dame School of Milwaukee

It was a great open house today at the Primary School! We are excited for classes to start on Monday. Thank you to everyone who attended and to all of those involved in making this new site the new home of our Primary School.

Editorial: Reasons for hope on school choice
08/11/2014
Editorial: Reasons for hope on school choice

Editorial: Reasons for hope on school choice

Chester E. Finn Jr. stepped down this month as president of the Fordham Institute, an Ohio-based organization focused on education reform. It has been, along with groups like the Friedman Foundation and Education Next, a strong advocate for what reformers like to call “school choice.”

The poverty myth --- lame excuse for failing schools
07/31/2014
The poverty myth --- lame excuse for failing schools

The poverty myth --- lame excuse for failing schools

In too many inner-city neighborhoods, schools are dead-ends. Instead of equipping poor children with the skills they need to escape poverty, bad schools lower their expectations and sink their hope...

Private School Choice Participation
07/30/2014
Private School Choice Participation

Private School Choice Participation

From 2003 to 2013, the number of students enrolled in private school choice programs increased by about 218,000.

This article is about GA, but the principles apply to WI too!
07/22/2014
Ben Scafidi: School choice in Georgia is working

This article is about GA, but the principles apply to WI too!

I've been a Milton Friedman fan since I was an undergraduate and I am honored to be a Fellow at the Friedman Foundation. He has influenced me and influenced national policy.

Jalen Rose: When a ZIP code determines a child's future
07/16/2014
Jalen Rose: When a ZIP code determines a child's future

Jalen Rose: When a ZIP code determines a child's future

Many young people in America today face a harsh reality. Their fate in life is determined by their ZIP code. For an overwhelming number of African Americans and other minorities, having the wrong ZIP code keeps you from a high school diploma, a college degree, and a future that offers you opportunit…

Notre Dame School of Milwaukee
07/07/2014

Notre Dame School of Milwaukee

Summer School is in full swing and everyone is busy learning. Thank you to our FABULOUS volunteers who make learning fun!

07/03/2014
Farewell Greg Berg

Farewell Greg Berg

Thank you for 9 wonderful years as a Board Member.

Click here to support In Memory of Tsavia Bullock by Zach Verriden
06/10/2014
Click here to support In Memory of Tsavia Bullock by Zach Verriden

Click here to support In Memory of Tsavia Bullock by Zach Verriden

On Friday, June 6th, Tsavia Bullock went home to be with the Lord. She leaves behind an incredible circle of loving friends, family and classmates in Milwaukee. We would love to be able to support the family in remembering Tsavia through a prayer vigil on Thursday, June 12th and during funera...

RedefinED
06/07/2014

RedefinED

We know school choice works. But too many others don't because they don't hear success stories like that of Aleysha Taveras below. Aleysha is one of 10 young men & women profiled in "Opportunity and Hope," a new book by former WSJ editor Naomi Schaefer Riley that tells the stories of real kids whose life trajectories changed b/c of choice. Read more here: http://goo.gl/0tUab1

Rick Esenberg, C. J. Szafir - Obama’s War on Vouchers Rolls On
06/04/2014
Rick Esenberg, C. J. Szafir - Obama’s War on Vouchers Rolls On

Rick Esenberg, C. J. Szafir - Obama’s War on Vouchers Rolls On

Under the guise of “equality,” the United States Department of Justice is waging a campaign to slam the schoolhouse doors on thousands of poor children living in states that have decided to give them the same educational options enjoyed by wealthy families. The ongoing investigation into Wisconsin’s…

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