JACKSON, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Students, parents, teachers, community leaders, and elected officials will show their support for school choice at a day of events in the state capitol timed to coincide with National School Choice Week.
- School choice supporters will hold a rally at the Mississippi State Capitol to shine a spotlight on the diverse group of schools they represent.
- Governor Phil Bryant
- Lt. Governor Tate Reeves
- More than 1,000 school choice supporters
- January 23 at 9:30 a.m.
- Mississippi State Capitol
The lead organization planning the event is Empower Mississippi.
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 32,000 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.