MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Students, parents, teachers, and community leaders will gather to
celebrate educational opportunity during National School Choice Week.
The event, planned for Thursday, January 26, at 11 a.m., will feature
school choice testimonials, information for parents about multiple
educational options, and fun and games for the whole family. More than
500 people are expected to attend the open house at Word of Faith
The goal of the event is to connect families with information about
school choice and with local leaders and resources representing
different school options. 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.
“School choice is within reach for so many members of the community who
may not know just how many options are available to them,” said Carra
Powell of the Tennessee Federation for Children. “We look forward to
connecting parents and families with the information and social
connections they need to make the most of school choice.”
Tennessee Federation for Children is planning the event in conjunction
with Word of Faith Academy.
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.