National School Choice Week is here. There are several local organizations holding events to celebrate school choice and our state’s efforts to expand educational choice for parents and students.
Tonight Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina will be hosting, A Celebration of North Carolina’s Education Initiatives. Festivities start at 6:30 p.m. at the International Civil Rights Center and Museum, 134 S. Elm St., in Greensboro. Dr. Howard Fuller will be the keynote speaker. Dr. Fuller is the Director of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning at Marquette University and is the former superintendent of the Milwaukee Public Schools. Dr. Fuller played an active role in the civil rights movement in North Carolina in the 1960s and was also featured prominently in the documentary film, Waiting for Superman. Tonight’s event is free and open to the public, but attendees are asked to register.
On Thursday January 26th Americans for Prosperity Foundation will hold a special town hall on Restoring American Exceptionalism. The event will start at 6:15 p.m. at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, 400 East Martin Luther King Blvd. in Charlotte. Political commentator Dick Morris will field questions on school choice and talk about why it offers the best hope for parents and their children. The event is free, but tickets are required. Obtain tickets here
Attend one of these events and learn why school choice works!