WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Elected officials and education experts will discuss how school choice has changed the lives of students in Washington, D.C., and around the country during a panel hosted by The American Enterprise Institute on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.
The conversation will feature Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), Director of AEI Education Policy Studies Frederick Hess, and researchers Thomas Stewart, PhD, and Patrick Wolf, PhD, co-authors of a recent book studying the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program.
The event will be held at the American Enterprise Institute from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. More than 100 people are expected to attend.
The American Enterprise Institute is a community of scholars and supporters committed to expanding liberty, increasing individual opportunity and strengthening free enterprise. AEI's purpose is to serve leaders and the public through research and education on the most important issues of the day.
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 regarding the event or AEI's Education Policy Studies, please contact Elizabeth English at [email protected] or 202-862-5822. For media inquiries, contact AEI Media Services at [email protected] or 202-862-5829.
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