The First State plays key role in National School Choice Week, the
largest celebration of educational opportunity in US history.
DOVER, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–National School Choice Week begins today in Delaware and across the
country. There are 70 events planned in the First State to raise
awareness about K-12 school choice, and 21,392 events nationwide.
The events in Delaware, 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.
The cities of Georgetown and Millsboro have issued official
proclamations recognizing January 22-28, 2017 as “School Choice Week.”
National School Choice Week provides families in Delaware with the
opportunity to research and evaluate the K-12 school choices available
for their children in advance of the 2017-2018 school year. The Week
also raises awareness of the importance of providing every child with
effective education options.
“Having choice and support in education for our kids is so important.
Classical Conversations is excited to participate in National School
Choice Week,” said Lisa Corrado, support representative for Classical
Conversations in Wilmington.
“School choice is important for Delaware families, and National School
Choice Week provides an opportunity for schools, homeschool groups,
organizations, and community leaders to demonstrate how educational
opportunity benefits families,” said Andrew Campanella, president of
National School Choice Week.
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 DELAWARE FAMILIES
According to National School Choice Week’s organizers, families in
Delaware can use the Week to look for K-12 schools for the 2017-2018
school year. Parents in the First State can choose from the following
education options for their children: traditional public schools,
public charter schools, magnet schools, online academies, private
schools, and homeschooling. The state also allows 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 22-28, 2017. For more information, visit www.schoolchoiceweek.com.
National School Choice Week
For more information, contact:
Doyle, 202-480-2927 ext. 820
Director of Communications and