MANCHESTER, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than 400 students, parents, teachers, and community leaders will
gather to celebrate the ability of all parents to choose the right
school for their child.
The event, planned for Tuesday, January 24, at 4 p.m., will feature
student performances and school choice testimonials in a positive,
celebratory atmosphere. More than 400 people are expected to attend the
event at the Currier Museum of Art.
The goal of the event is to spotlight educational options for New
Hampshire students and tell student success stories. The celebration is
timed to coincide with National School Choice Week (January 22-28,
2017), which will feature more than 21,000 events across the country.
“Our mission is to open the doors of opportunity for every child,
regardless of zip code, to attend a life-changing, excellent school”
said Kate Baker of Children’s Scholarship Fund New Hampshire. “With this
event we hope to reach more parents with information about the
Children’s Scholarship Fund and help them make the most of National
School Choice Week.”
“Charter schools represent a tuition-free, innovative option for many
parents who are looking to change their child’s school” said Matt
Southerton of New Hampshire Alliance for Public Charter Schools. “This
event is an opportunity to raise awareness and celebrate the wonderful
students who attend New Hampshire charter schools every day.”
Children’s Scholarship Fund New Hampshire, New Hampshire Alliance for
Public Charter Schools, New Hampshire Catholic Schools, Granite State
Home Educators, and School Choice for NH are working together to plan
Held every January, National School Choice Week is an independent public
awareness effort designed to shine a positive spotlight on effective
education options for every child. Through more than 21,000
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.