FRANKFORT, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National School Choice Week begins today in Kentucky and across the
country. There are 140 events planned in the Bluegrass State to raise
awareness about K-12 school choice, and 16,140 events nationwide.
The events in Kentucky, which are independently planned and
independently funded, include everything from information sessions and
open houses at schools to rallies, policy discussions, and movie
screenings organized by community groups.
“School Choice Week provides families in Kentucky with the opportunity
to research and evaluate the K-12 school choices available for their
children in time for the 2016-2017 school year,” said Andrew R.
Campanella, president of National School Choice Week. “The Week also
raises awareness of the importance of expanding opportunities in
education, which is especially important in Kentucky.”
With a goal of raising public awareness of effective education options
for children, National School Choice Week will be the largest
celebration of education options in US history.
SCHOOL CHOICE OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR KENTUCKY FAMILIES
According to National School Choice Week’s organizers, families in
Kentucky can use the Week to look for K-12 schools for the 2016-2017
school year. Parents in the Bluegrass State can choose from the
following education options for their children: traditional public
schools, magnet schools, private schools, and homeschooling. In some
parts of the state, open enrollment policies allow parents to select
the best traditional public school, regardless of where the school is
ABOUT NATIONAL SCHOOL CHOICE WEEK
National School Choice Week is an independent public awareness effort
spotlighting effective education options for children, including
traditional public schools, public charter schools, magnet schools,
private schools, online learning, and homeschooling. The Week runs from
January 24-30, 2016. For more information, visit www.schoolchoiceweek.com.