HARRISBURG, Pa., January 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – In the middle of a school year like no other, Pennsylvania Families and educators are preparing to safely highlight educational opportunities during School Choice Week 2021.
Pennsylvania Families, schools, and organizations host 1,769 virtual or domestic celebrations during the week. One of these activities will be the launch of a series of video testimonials from Pennsylvania Families share how their lives have changed because of the opportunities offered by virtual education.
School Choice Week has been held annually since 2011 and is America's largest celebration of educational choice. While the week is usually filled with large in-person events, proponents of school choice have adapted to this year's health and safety protocols, opting for scavenger hunts, virtual briefing sessions and display cases, online contests, drive-in movie screenings, and more. Across the country, more than two dozen US landmarks and remarkable buildings light up in custom colors during the week.
A growing number of communities have issued proclamations in recognition of School Choice Week, including the Pennsylvania Counties of union and Snyder;; the cities of Bethel Park, Aliquippa, Hollidaysburg, East Prospect, Blooming Grove, Gettysburg, Pottsville, McKees Rocks, Delmont, Coleraine, Notch, unionand East Cocalico; and the townships of Vanport, Mead, East Cocalico, North Unionand South Woodbury.
"During this challenging school year Pennsylvania Educators and parents are increasingly advocating how children need options and different school choices can coexist, "he said Andrew Campanella, President of National School Choice Week. "This National School Choice Week is a time to celebrate all parents, educators, and study programs who inspire children to be happy and dare to be great."
in the PennsylvaniaThere are a variety of educational options including: traditional public schools with open enrollment at the discretion of each district, charter schools, magnet schools, online academies, private schools, and homeschooling. Pennsylvania Families in underperforming school areas or below a certain income level can take advantage of government scholarship programs.
Pennsylvania Families will draw attention to these decisions at their virtual celebrations, some of the more than 33,000 planned nationwide to highlight K-12 educational options.
How to download a guide Pennsylvania To choose a school, use the Schools Near Me tool to find schools near you, or visit schoolchoiceweek.com/pennsylvania to view photos of celebrations and proclamation updates.
National School Choice Week is an independent public awareness campaign. The week is impartial, apolitical, and unrelated to a campaign to promote laws.
Selected local celebrities can discuss their plans with reporters upon request. For information on celebrations planned in your area, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
National School Choice Week highlights effective educational options for children and is the world's largest celebration of opportunities in K-12 education. The week is a nonprofit promotion that equally focuses on traditional public, charter, magnet, online, private, and home education options. Every January, attendees schedule tens of thousands of events and activities to raise awareness of school choice in all 50 states. National School Choice Week develops year-round resources and guides to help families find schools or learning environments for their children.