JERSEY CITY, N.J., Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey parents and policymakers are set to discuss the future of school choice in the Garden State – at the third annual New Jersey School Choice Summit. The event will be held on Friday, January 23, 2015, in Jersey City.
The event, which will feature a discussion of all education options available to families in the state, is planned to coincide with National School Choice Week 2015. More than 100 people are expected to gather at Saint Peters University from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to participate in the summit.
Expected to be in attendance are Newark Schools Superintendent Cami Anderson, Paterson Schools Superintendent Donnie Evans, New Jersey Department of Education Charter School Director Harry Lee, New Jersey Department of Education Deputy Chief Innovation Officer Amy Ruck, Partnership for Educational Justice Founder Campbell Brown, Sen. Tom Kean (R); Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D); Sen. Joe Doria (D); and Assemblyman Dave Wolfe (R).
"For the third year, Choice Media's New Jersey School Choice Summit will be the one time annually when legislators, educators, activists, and parents can meet to discuss the future of school choice in New Jersey," said Bob Bowdon, executive director of Choice Media. "Topics will include charter school expansion, the potential of online charter schools, a new school voucher bill, better funding of the inter-district school choice program, school discipline reform, and challenges in urban education."
The New Jersey School Choice Summit is sponsored by Choice Media and the Saint Peters University School of Education.
Celebrated every year in January, National School Choice Week shines a positive spotlight on all types of effective education options for children, including traditional public schools, public charter schools, magnet schools, private schools, online learning, and homeschooling. The celebration is nonpartisan and nonpolitical. National School Choice Week 2015 will feature a history-making 11,000 independently planned and independently funded events across all 50 states.
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