LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov. Hutchinson has issued a proclamation declaring Jan. 20-26 Arkansas School Choice Week, joining more than a dozen governors and hundreds of city and county leaders nationwide in issuing similar proclamations.
During Arkansas School Choice Week, students and community leaders will engage in more than 500 events and activities across the state of Arkansas, including rallies, roundtable discussions, coffeehouse meet-ups, festivals, school fairs, and more. These events are designed to spark conversations about the educational opportunities parents have, or want to have, for their children.
More than 40,000 events have been independently planned for the week nationwide, raising awareness about opportunity in education.
"We look forward to the hundreds of individually-planned events that will take place in Arkansas throughout National School Choice Week," said Andrew Campanella, president of National School Choice Week. "We are grateful for Gov. Hutchinson's proclamation and wish Arkansas families the best as they work to advance educational opportunities for children."
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