INDIANAPOLIS, January 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Conversations about school choices have had a critical impact on communities of color, but have traditionally been led by people outside the black community.
That’s starting to change this National School Choice Week, as community leaders and families come together for the first of From our point of viewa documentary elevating conversations and testimonies on the upbringing of African American community leaders.
The premiere of the film takes place Wednesday January 26, at the height of National School Choice Week, and is one of the state’s largest celebrations. The first goes from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Conrad Indianapolis at 50 W. Washington St.
Community members can register for the free event before midnight on January 25 at https://bit.ly/3t9C2rk.
Among the rising voices for education reform featured in the film are Naomi Shelton, curtis valentine, Chris Stewart, Michael Phillips, Alisha Thomas MorganDr Kathaleena Edward Monds, Dr. Charles Cole, Sekou Biddle, India Johnson, Deirdra Roseauand Walter Blanks, Jr.
The film’s premiere is set to coincide with the historic celebration of National School Choice Week 2022, which will feature more than 26,000 school choice events across all 50 states.
“EdChoice is proud that 2021 has been the Year of Educational Choice. As we celebrate National School Choice Week and look to 2022, we know that parents are at the heart of the educational freedom movement,” said said the president of EdChoice, Robert Enlow“What was once a choice of school is now an educational opportunity. It all comes down to student learning opportunities, regardless of which education provider and setting meets their needs.”
This event is sponsored by EdChoice. EdChoice’s mission is to advance educational freedom and choice for all as a pathway to successful lives and a stronger society.
National School Choice Week highlights effective K-12 education options for children, also focusing on traditional, charter, magnetic, online, public school options. private and at home. Each January, participants plan tens of thousands of celebrations — such as school fairs and open houses — to raise awareness of school choice in all 50 states. School Choice Week also develops K-12 education resources and guides for families. As a non-profit effort, the Week is apolitical and non-partisan and does not advocate for legislation. For more information, visit schoolchoiceweek.com.
SOURCE National School Choice Week