It's National School Choice Week and it's a great way every year to celebrate school choice around the nation. Hearing all the stories of how charter schools have helped thousands of families is a great reminder to be thankful that we have such great public school options here in Ohio. One thing we hear from parents more than any other is, "I don't know what I would do if I didn't have this option."

It's hard to imagine living in a place where we wouldn't have options for our kids in public education. It's why we work so hard to protect our schools, and why we work so hard to make sure that our leaders trust us as parents to know what is best for our own kids.  

That’s why we’re grateful for President Trump’s nomination for Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos. Betsy has dedicated her career to putting parents and kids first. We look forward to finally having an Education Secretary who recognizes that parents should be in charge. We urge the Senate to approve her nomination when they vote at the end of the month.

Happy National School Choice Week! We look forward to hearing your stories as you celebrate your ability to choose the best school for your child.