Today's Date: March 4, 2021
Sight Sciences Receives FDA Clearance for Expanded Indication for OMNI Surgical System   •   Five Termite Species All Homeowners Should Be Aware Of   •   Top LA Agency, Westside Nannies, Voices Concerns Over Nannies Being Excluded from Vaccine Phase 1B   •   Novetta Success Hiring U.S. Military Service Members with DoD SkillBridge Program   •   Study Shows SARS-CoV-2 Virus Not Detected in Human Semen   •   Gillette® Announces the Return of the Gillette Gaming Alliance   •   Jazwares Extends Wildly Popular Squishmallows® Brand With The Launch Of Squishville™   •   Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer to Host Virtual Leadership Institute Focusing on Professional Development of Women in Cancer   •   SoleSavy Hires Former Los Angeles Lakers Head of Marketing as Senior Vice President of Marketing   •   IMAX China Reports Full-Year 2020 Financial Results   •   Xfinity Communities Offers Riverside Foundry Residents High Performance WiFi Ready Experience   •   CORRECTING and REPLACING Micro-Mobility Leader, Helbiz, Launches E-Scooters in Jacksonville, Florida   •   Innovative Procedures Allow Identical Twin to Donate to Her Sister's Breast Reconstruction   •   Stacey Abrams Urges Women to Champion Change for Those Who Need it Most at the California Conference for Women   •   CNNBS Announces New Partnership With Baroni Cannabis   •   Subsplash Messaging Provides a Compelling Alternative to GroupMe & Slack for Churches   •   Dr. Anthony Bared Takes Part in Facial Hair Transplantation for Transgender Patients Study   •   The Change Company Names B.C. Silver President of Digital Banking   •   PGMA Safety Campaign Warns of Carbon Monoxide Dangers With Portable Generator Misuse   •   Secret Deodorant Brings Relief to Over 100,000 Women and Their Families with YWCA Partnership
Bookmark and Share

Governor DeSantis Proclaims "Florida School Choice Week" as State Boasts Highest Participation in the Week in the Nation

Governor DeSantis Proclaims "Florida School Choice Week" as State Boasts Highest Participation in the Week in the Nation

Florida students, communities to hold 3,467 virtual activities during national celebration of school choice

PR Newswire

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- For the eighth time in ten years, a Florida governor has officially recognized the last week in January as Florida School Choice Week, a week to raise awareness about choice in K-12 education. Gov. Ron DeSantis' proclamation of Florida School Choice Week (Jan. 24-30) recognizes the state's diverse education options and how every child deserves an effective education.

Gov. DeSantis' proclamation joins those of more than 20 other governors and hundreds of mayors, councilmembers, and other leaders nationwide. Across the country, more than 33,000 virtual or socially-distanced activities have been independently planned for the Week.

Florida families enjoy many school choices, and, for the last several years, Florida has been one of the leading states in the number of events held during School Choice Week. This year, Florida families and community members will celebrate with more than 3,400 virtual activities. These virtual school expos, drive-in movie nights, online parent panels, at-home celebrations, and more will shine a light on how finding an inspiring and challenging educational fit transforms a child's experience.

"Florida parents continue to lead in speaking up for school choice and growing educational opportunity in their state," said Andrew Campanella, president of National School Choice Week. "We are grateful to Gov. DeSantis for proclaiming the Week and wish Florida families, teachers, and community members all success this School Choice Week."

National School Choice Week shines a spotlight on effective K-12 education options for children. As a not-for-profit effort, the Week focuses equally on traditional public, charter, magnet, online, private, and home education options. Every January, participants plan tens of thousands of events and activities –– such as school fairs, open houses, and student showcases –– to raise awareness about school choice across all 50 states. Year-round, National School Choice Week develops resources and guides to assist families searching for schools or learning environments for their children. The effort is nonpolitical and nonpartisan and does not advocate for legislation.

For more information, visit schoolchoiceweek.com/florida.

Cision View original content:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/governor-desantis-proclaims-florida-school-choice-week-as-state-boasts-highest-participation-in-the-week-in-the-nation-301216958.html

SOURCE National School Choice Week



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News