PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22-28 is officially Arizona School Choice Week, thanks to a
proclamation from Governor Doug Ducey. He joins more than a dozen other
governors and more than 500 city and county leaders nationwide in
issuing similar proclamations.
Across Arizona, 970 events will raise awareness and spark conversations
about the educational options parents have, or want to have, for their
children during National School Choice Week, January 22-28, 2017.
More than 21,000 independently planned events will take place
nationwide. Events include rallies, roundtable discussions, coffeehouse
meet-ups, festivals, school fairs, and more.
“As one of the most advanced states in the country when it comes to
providing educational options for parents, Arizona has a lot to
celebrate during National School Choice Week,” said Andrew Campanella,
president of National School Choice Week. “The momentum and enthusiasm
for school choice has been exciting to see. Arizona parents, like
parents everywhere, want choices for their kids’ education.”
Held every January, National School Choice Week is an independent,
nonpartisan, nonpolitical public awareness effort designed to shine a
positive spotlight on effective education options for every child.
Through thousands of independently planned events across the country,
National School Choice Week raises public awareness of all types of
educational choices available to children. These options include
traditional public schools, public charter schools, public magnet
schools, online learning, private schools, and homeschooling.
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