Governor Holcomb Proclaims Jan. 22-28 “School Choice Week”; Joins Leaders Nationwide in Celebrating Opportunity in Education

Indiana students, communities to hold more than 450 events as part of
nation’s largest-ever celebration of school choice

INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Joining half of state governors and more than 500 city and county
leaders nationwide, Gov. Eric Holcomb has officially proclaimed Jan.
22-28 as School Choice Week in Indiana.

National School Choice Week 2017 is proving to be the largest-ever
celebration of opportunity in education, with more than 21,000
independently planned events across the country, including 466 in
Indiana. Events include rallies, roundtable discussions, coffeehouse
meet-ups, festivals, school fairs, and more.

National School Choice Week is a nonpartisan, nonpolitical effort
seeking to raise awareness about the school choice options parents have,
or want to have, for their children.

“We are delighted that Gov. Holcomb has issued this proclamation,” said
Andrew Campanella, president of National School Choice Week. “School
choice is important to families everywhere, including Indiana. We are
excited to spread the word that parents have choices in for their kids’
education so every child can find a school that’s right for their unique

Held every January, National School Choice Week is an independent public
awareness effort designed to shine a positive spotlight on effective
education options for every child. Through thousands of independently
planned events across the country, National School Choice Week raises
public awareness of all types of educational choices available to
children. These options include traditional public schools, public
charter schools, public magnet schools, online learning, private
schools, and homeschooling.

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National School Choice Week
Mary C. Tillotson, Press Secretary
ext. 824