SPRINGDALE, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Free entertainment, games, swimming, crafts, giveaways, college planning
presentations, and more will comprise the NWA School Choice Festival,
which runs 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, January 14 at The Jones Center in
Springdale. Admission is free and many schools in the region will be
This event is planned to coincide with the history-making celebration of
National School Choice Week 2017, which will feature more than 21,000
school choice events across all 50 states.
“Northwest Arkansas is home to some of the top schools in Arkansas, with
our students consistently leading the state in academic performance,”
said Heather Holaway of NWA School Choice. “By uniting educators in our
common goal: providing the highest quality education, we have the
ability to build an even better Northwest Arkansas together.”
“I feel very strongly about leading the charge for school choice in
Northwest Arkansas while emphasizing all of the amazing educational
opportunities children in our area have,” said Dr. Martin W.
Schoppmeyer, Jr., Superintendent and Founder of Haas Hall Academy. “Our
goal is to increase Arkansas high school graduation rates, ensure
preparation for higher education or technical educational pursuits, and
to provide each Arkansan the necessary information to make an informed
decision on the educational future of their child.”
Northwest Arkansas School Choice and Haas Hall Academy are sponsoring
the event, and more than 500 people are expected to attend.
For more information, contact Heather Holaway of NWA School Choice at info@NWAschoolchoice.org
or (479) 225-4531.
As a nonpartisan, nonpolitical public awareness effort, National
School Choice Week shines a positive spotlight on effective
education options for students, families, and communities around the
For more information, visit www.schoolchoiceweek.com,
or visit www.facebook.com/schoolchoiceweek.