WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Elected officials and education experts will discuss the future of school choice tomorrow at a round table timed to coincide with National School Choice Week, organizers announced today.
The event will be held at The Heritage Foundation's Pennsylvania Ave. location on Wednesday, January 28, at 2:30 p.m.
The round table will feature remarks from Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN), chair of the congressional school choice caucus, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), and Dr. Patrick Wolf of University of Arkansas, author of The School Choice Journey.
"The school choice movement is gaining momentum nationwide," said Brittany Corona, research assistant in domestic policy studies at The Heritage Foundation. "At this round table discussion, we'll hear from congressional leaders and experts about the future of education options."
This event is hosted by The Heritage Foundation. The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institution — a think tank — whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.
National School Choice Week (January 25 – 31, 2015) will be America's largest-ever celebration of opportunity in education. Featuring more than 11,000 independently organized events across all 50 states, the week shines a positive spotlight on effective education options for children. National School Choice Week is independent, nonpolitical, and nonpartisan, and embraces all types of educational choice — from traditional public schools to public charter schools, magnet schools, online learning, private schools, and homeschooling.
For more information contact Brittany Corona at Brittany.Corona@Heritage.org ,(202) 608-6089
SOURCE National School Choice Week