Lanakila Baptist Students to Rally at State Capitol

Students, parents will voice support for school choice throughout
the state

HONOLULU–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Students, parents and teachers from Lanakila Baptist School will rally
in support of school choice in the islands with an organized event that
coincides with National School Choice Week 2017 – the nation’s
largest-ever celebration of opportunity in education.

The rally will take place on Tuesday, January 24 at the Hawaii Capitol
located in Honolulu. This is Lanakila Baptist’s second year attending
the state rally, and its fifth year participating in National School
Choice Week.

Lanakila Baptist School is a Christian school serving grades
Kindergarten – 12 with a student enrollment of 160.

The goal of the event is to celebrate great education choices in Hawaii
and raise awareness among parents about school choice. The celebration
is timed to coincide with National School Choice Week (January 22-28,
2017), which will feature more than 21,000 events across the country.

“We always love using National School Choice Week as a springboard to
talk about school choice in Hawaii. We want all families to have access
to more opportunity in our state,” said Maria Pauley, Principal at
Lanakila Baptist School.

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 more than 21,000
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. You can learn more by visiting


Lanakila Baptist School
Maria Pauley, Principal