National School Choice Week begins this week in Washington and across the country. There are 450 events planned in the greater DC, Alexandria, Arlington, and Fairfax area to raise awareness about K-12 school choice, and 22,392 events nationwide.
The events in the Washington area, which are independently planned and independently funded, include everything from information sessions and open houses at schools to rallies, policy discussions, and movie screenings organized by community groups.
School Choice Week provides families in the Washington area with the opportunity to research and evaluate the K-12 school choices available for their children in advance of the 2017-2018 school year. The Week also raises awareness of the importance of providing every child with effective education options.
With a goal of raising public awareness of effective education options for children, National School Choice Week will be the largest celebration of education options in US history. Read more here.