Governor Pat McCrory will join students, parents, teachers and community
leaders at a National School Choice Week whistle-stop rally in Charlotte
on Thursday, January 23 at 8:30 a.m. at the Carolinas Aviation Museum.
The event is hosted by National School Choice Week in partnership with
Parents For Educational Freedom In North Carolina. Additional event
supporters include the Autism Society of North Carolina, Children's
Scholarship Fund-Charlotte, GreatSchools.org, Students for Education
Reform - UNC Chapter, North Carolinians For Home Education, the North
Carolina Association of Independent Schools and the North Carolina
Public Charter School Association.
Additional speakers include North Carolina Representative Robert Bryan;
Darrell Allison, the president of Parents For Educational Freedom
In North Carolina; Jennifer Mahan from the Autism Society of
North Carolina; Linda Nelson of North Carolina Association of
Independent Schools; Kevin McClain from North Carolinians For
Home Education; Cheryl Turner from Sugar Creek Charter School; Joe
from GreatSchools.org, as well as students and parents.
The goal of the event is to demonstrate support for school choice and
educational opportunity in North Carolina and across the country.
National School Choice Week - which will feature more than 5,500
independently-planned events across the country - will be the nation's
largest-ever celebration of educational opportunity. The Week shines a
positive spotlight on effective education options for children,
including traditional public schools, public charter schools, magnet
schools, private schools, online learning and homeschooling.
-- Representative Robert Bryan-- Darrell Allison,
president of Parents For Educational Freedom In North Carolina-- Jennifer
Mahan, Autism Society of North Carolina-- Linda Nelson,
North Carolina Association of Independent Schools-- Kevin
McClain, North Carolinians For Home Education-- Cheryl
Turner, Sugar Creek Charter School-- Joe Maimone,
Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy-- Joanna Lange,
GreatSchools.org-- Andrew Campanella, NSCW president
-- School Choice Rally in Charlotte
-- January 23 at 8:30 a.m.
-- Carolinas Aviation Museum
-- This event is open to the press-- There will be a
stanchioned off press area and mult box-- No credentials or RSVP
required-- Questions? Contact Allison Schneider at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on National School Choice Week and the whistle-stop
tour, visit www.schoolchoiceweek.com.
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