Families should fill out the convention center to compare charter options

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RALEIGH, North Carolina, January 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Montessori schools, art schools, college preparatory schools and more will share their mission and values ​​with hundreds of families across Raleigh charter school fair Saturday January 22 for National School Choice Week.

All families are invited to join in the celebration event, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to Raleigh Congress Palace. As parents learn about the area’s free public charter offerings, the fair will feature face painting, balloon art, snacks, a photo booth and additional activities for kids.

As an application window for many North Carolina charter schools opens in January, the fair is perfectly timed to help families decide which schools to apply to for the 2022-2023 school year. Over 450 community members are expected.

The Charter School Fair is free and open to the public, and is scheduled to coincide with the National School Choice Week celebration. January 23-29, 2022, which will feature more than 26,000 school choice events in all 50 states. As part of the party, January 22 will be “School Fair Saturday” and will feature major school fairs in more than a dozen major US cities, simultaneously with the Raleigh an event.

“The 2022 National School Choice Week Charter School Fair celebrates the parent choice opportunities offered by 204 North Carolina public charter schools,” said Rhonda Dillingham, executive director of the North Carolina Association for Public Charter Schools. “With more than 126,000 students enrolled North Carolina charter schools and over 76,000 names on waiting lists, it is clear that there is demand from families for public charter schools as a school choice option.”

This event is hosted by the North Carolina Association for Public Charter Schools, which seeks to advance quality educational opportunities for all North Carolina children by supporting and expanding successful public charter schools.

the Raleigh The convention center is located at 500 S. Salisbury St. The show will be held in meeting room 301/302.

For more information, contact the Director of Operations Lisa Renn to [email protected]

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.

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