Arizona families all across the state share why they're thankful for school options!

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The Finneran Family

The Finneran Family

My family is so grateful we have options in our children’s schooling. I never imagined that we would ever homeschool our kids, but with all the changes and restrictions in the school district this year due to Covid-19, my husband and I made the decision to take their...

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The Gentry’s

The Gentry’s

My son was in the Pre developmental preschool at the public school in our district last year. My son is autistic and really benefits from being in school early. This year, they started the year online, which actually worked well for us. When our school district...

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How the Richardson’s Found Prenda

How the Richardson’s Found Prenda

Our family was introduced to Prenda by a dear friend last year. I (the mother) was not immediately interested. We were happy overall with our public schools in our wonderful small-town Arizona. However, as educators and passionate parents of six beautifully unique...

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Margo’s Story

Margo’s Story

I’m so thankful for school options in Arizona. My daughter is the 2nd of my children to go through high school. We chose her current public high school based on her interests. It is a different high school than we chose for our oldest child because this high school...

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The Romo Children

The Romo Children

We unsuccessfully navigated through our public school system for 4yrs before discovering the true beauty of school choice and what that could look like for our family. It wasn’t until exhausting all options (self-contained, inclusion, open-enrollment, charter school)...

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Sebastian and Gee’s School Experience

Sebastian and Gee’s School Experience

In July we were hearing about school re-opening in August. In the middle of July it was determined that distance learning was what we were going to be working with. I made the decision to give notice to my part-time job so I could be home to work with Sebastian, our...

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Finding the sweet spot in home/public education

Finding the sweet spot in home/public education

I was at my wits end. Each school day was ending in tears. For weeks on end, this poor child cared nothing for the textbook-style materials she was having to sit and somehow remember for the pointless test at the end. She saw the other three children in our home, not...

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Our Start To The 2020 School Year

Our Start To The 2020 School Year

My 5 year old twins have certainly been thrown into a wild school ride with starting kindergarten this year. We began distance learning through our local public school and all things considered, it was actually going somewhat well. Of course not our first choice and...

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The Gurry Family

The Gurry Family

When we decided to move to Arizona we didn’t even know what school choice meant. Because of a limited income, anything outside of public school was out of the question when we lived in other states. Moving here, we found out about the incredible array of options for...

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Our Schooling From Home Journey

Our Schooling From Home Journey

After CoVID started we had the opportunity to do schooling remotely from home for a couple of months and my kids and I fell in love. Although there were some hiccups in getting everything set up we enjoyed this new way of life and loved having so much time together....

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