Local View: Celebrate school choice in Nebraska

On the last day of the 105th legislative session's first year, I celebrated the advancement of LB295, the Opportunity Scholarship bill, as a former K-12 private- and public-school parent in Nebraska and a co-founder for School Choice Lincoln.

My son attended Catholic schools in Omaha and Lincoln through the fifth grade. When he entered sixth grade, I decided it would be better for him to attend Lincoln Public Schools for their accelerated curriculum options. To my surprise, when we registered, I was told he could not be in their accelerated program.

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