JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The largest celebration of school choice in US history will officially start today, Friday, January 23, 2015 at a special event in Jacksonville, Florida.
NSCW 2015 will be the nation's largest-ever celebration of opportunity in education. The Week, which will include 11,082 events, will spotlight traditional public schools, public charter schools, magnet schools, online learning, private schools, and homeschooling. The goal of the Week is to raise awareness of the K-12 options that parents have, or want to have, for their children's education.
– National School Choice Week 2015 Official Kickoff Celebration
– Rev. HK Matthews, civil rights pioneer
– Joe Trippi, Democratic strategist
– Desmond Howard, former NFL player
– Gary Chartrand, Florida State Board of Education chairman
– Jeanne Allen, The Center for Education Reform founder
– Wendy Howard, Florida Alliance for Choice in Education founder
– Christie Bassett, 2015 Florida Teacher of the Year
– Jason Fischer, Duval County School Board member
– Lisa Graham Keegan, former superintendent of public instruction for Arizona
– Randan Steinhauser, National School Choice Week advisor
– Andrew Campanella, National School Choice Week president
– January 23, 2015 at 12:15 p.m.
– Florida Theatre, 128 East Forsyth Street, Jacksonville, FL 32205
– A media box and mult box will be provided
For more information, contact:
Press Secretary, National School Choice Week
[email protected] or (202) 480-2927 ext. 820
SOURCE National School Choice Week