Indiana Raises the Bar for Education Options with Choice Scholarship Expansion and Career Scholarship Account Program

97% of students in Indiana are now eligible to apply for a private school scholarship program INDIANAPOLIS, IN.– This spring, Indiana has taken significant steps to enhance school choice options for students and families, including an expansion of income eligibility for Indiana’s Choice Scholarship Program, the School Scholarship Tax Credit, and the Education Scholarship Account […]

Breaking Barriers: Nebraska Launches Its First State-Run Private School Choice Program

Lawmakers estimate that the new scholarship program will allow about 5,000 additional students to choose private schools in Nebraska. MIAMI, FL — Nebraska has broken new ground in the school choice opportunities available to families by enacting the Opportunity Scholarships Program. This tax-credit scholarship initiative, starting in 2024, will provide access to quality education options […]

Florida Takes Private School Choice Options to the Next Level: Here’s What Parents Need to Know

Long a leader in education options for families, Florida has overhauled its private school choice programs to provide near-universal eligibility MIAMI, FL – Florida’s 2.7 million school-aged children have even greater access to education options thanks to a dramatic expansion and reimagining of the state’s private school choice programs. Education savings account (ESA).  programs with […]

New Guide: What Families Need to Know about Private, Public Charter, and Open Enrollment Education Options in the Arkansas LEARNS Act

This newly launched comprehensive resource answers most relevant questions and forecasts families’ evolving options over the next three school years. MIAMI, FL – Starting in the 2023/24 school year, significant changes are arriving to Arkansas’ K–12 school choice options, including open enrollment in traditional public schools, public charter school enrollment caps, and funding for families who want […]

New Survey: America’s Families are Rethinking K–12 Education as 53.7% of Parents Search for New Schools

Black, Hispanic, and young millennial parents are leading a post-COVID realignment of K–12 education MIAMI, Fla. (Jan. 16, 2023) – America’s K­–12 education system is experiencing a once-in-a-generation realignment that is powered by increased demand for school choice among Black, Hispanic, and young millennial parents, according to survey results released today by the nonprofit National […]

Alissa Jacques

Manager, Digital Communications

Alissa Jacques serves as manager of digital communications at the National School Choice Awareness Foundation (NSCAF). In this role, Alissa oversees the organization’s English-language social media presence and develops high-impact advertising campaigns to inform, inspire, and empower parents about their K–12 education options.

Previously, Alissa owned her own digital marketing agency, served as an adjunct writing professor at Bloomfield College, and spent two years as an elementary school teacher at Democracy Preparatory Charter School in New York.

Alissa attended both public and private schools as a child, where she developed a love for creative writing. She holds a bachelor of arts in education policy and entrepreneurship from New York University, and a master of arts in sociology of education from Teachers College at Columbia University. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, scrolling through TikTok, and exploring NYC with her husband and cavapoo, Russ.