Excerpt From: Yahoo! Business Wire.
National School Choice Week begins today in North Carolina and across the country. There are 586 events planned in the Tar Heel State to raise awareness about K-12 school choice, and 21,392 events nationwide.
The events in North Carolina, which are independently planned and independently funded, include everything from information sessions and open houses at schools to rallies, policy discussions, and movie screenings organized by community groups. Highlighted events include a large school choice celebration January 24 at the Foundation for the Carolinas.
The counties of Union and Pasquotank and cities of Bethel, Charlotte, Clemmons, Enfield, Garysburg, Goldsboro, Harrisburg, Hope Mills, Lake Lure, Mint Hill, Morehead City, Mount Olive, Raeford, Wesley Chapel, and West Jefferson have issued official proclamations recognizing January 22-28, 2017 as “School Choice Week.”