JACKSON, Miss., Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov. Bryant has officially declared Jan. 20-26 Mississippi School Choice Week. In doing so, he joined more than a dozen governors and hundreds of city and county leaders nationwide who have issued similar proclamations.
Parents, schools, and organizations have planned 441 events and activities across the state of Mississippi, including rallies, roundtable discussions, coffeehouse meet-ups, festivals, school fairs, and more. These events are designed to foster conversations about the educational opportunities available to families.
More than 40,000 events have been independently planned for the week nationwide, raising awareness about opportunity in education.
"We are grateful that Mississippi families are so enthusiastic about school choice, and we're thankful that Gov. Bryant is raising awareness by issuing this proclamation," said Andrew Campanella, president of National School Choice Week. "We are looking forward to a fantastic Mississippi School Choice Week."
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 country. From January 20 through 26, 2019, more than 40,000 independently-planned events will be held in celebration of the Week. For more information, visit www.schoolchoiceweek.com.
SOURCE National School Choice Week