DENVER, Jan. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov.
Jared Polis has issued a
proclamation declaring Jan. 23-Jan.
29 to be "Colorado School Choice Week." In doing so, he
joined a growing number of state and local leaders who have taken
pen in hand to officially recognize School Choice Week and the
importance of every child receiving an effective education.
Families and teachers will celebrate Colorado School Choice Week
with more than 450 events and activities. From at-home activities
to a large school fair in Colorado
Springs, the diverse celebrations echo the varied learning
needs of students across the state. The goal of the Week's
celebrations is to raise awareness about educational opportunities,
bringing parents from every background and income level clear and
hope-filled information about their learning options.
More than 26,000 events have been independently planned for the
week nationwide, raising awareness about public, private, virtual,
and home education.
"Thank you, Gov. Polis, for recognizing that parents want and
indeed must have options for their children's education," said
Andrew Campanella, president of
National School Choice Week. "We wish Coloradans the best in their
National School Choice Week celebrations and look forward to seeing
many wonderful pictures of the festivities."
National School Choice Week shines a spotlight on effective K-12
education options for children. As a not-for-profit effort, the
Week focuses equally on traditional public, charter, magnet,
online, private, and home education options. Every January,
participants plan tens of thousands of events and activities ––
such as school fairs, open houses, and student showcases –– to
raise awareness about school choice across all 50 states.
Year-round, National School Choice Week develops resources and
guides to assist families searching for schools or learning
environments for their children. The effort is nonpolitical and
nonpartisan and does not advocate for legislation.
For more information, visit schoolchoiceweek.com/colorado.
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