Welling, W.;And January 15 2022 /PRNewswire/- West Virginia It has broken new ground in school choice, and families will celebrate the expanded learning opportunities this school choice week at the inaugural school fair in wheeling employment Saturday January 22.
The Schools Choice Gallery will showcase more than a dozen schools and educational organizations, including public schools and private schools. Families can receive information, ask questions, and find out if they qualify for the state’s New Hope Scholarship Program.
The event will be held from From 10 AM to 1 PM In the Oglebay Resort’s Pine Room, more than 500 community members are expected to attend. The event is free and open to all families and will include face painting, DJ, photo booth, snacks and extra fun for the kids.
The fair’s scavenger hunt will allow three families $250 Scholarships to spend on educational materials for the upcoming academic year. Also, during the event, Dynamic Dyslexia & Speech will be giving free dyslexia shows to interested families.
The school fair is scheduled to coincide with the History-Making Celebration of National School Choice Week 2022, which will feature more than 26,000 school choice events in all 50 states. As part of the celebration, January 22 It will be “School Fair Saturday” and will feature school fairs in more than a dozen American cities, in conjunction with the wheeling Event.
Another major event happening in West Virginia During School Choice Week there will be a festive gathering at Charleston Capitol Day Thursday January 27.
“West Virginia Expanded educational options for the 2022-2023 school year—among these new charter schools and the Hope Grant” Amanda Kiefer, director of communications at the Cardinal Institute for West Virginia Policy. “We want to celebrate that by connecting families with teachers, so they can find the best learning environment for their children.”
West Virginia The New Hope Scholarship Program is scheduled to begin in the fall 2022 academic year, and allows eligible families to use the state’s portion of their children’s education funding to create an individualized educational experience for their children, for example through tutoring, educational therapy, private school, a non-public online program, or Extracurricular services.
The School Fair is organized by the Cardinal Institute for West Virginia Policy, a non-profit organization dedicated to the research, development, and communication of effective public policies for West Virginia, in partnership with West Virginia Voices for Education Choices, is a group of parents, students, educators, and schools who believe education choice is vital to creating opportunity for all.
The Oglebay Resort is located at 465 Lodge Dr. in wheeling.
National School Choice Week highlights effective K-12 education options for children, with equal emphasis on traditional public education, rental, magnet, online, private, and homeschooling options. Each January, participants plan tens of thousands of festivities—such as school fairs and open houses—to raise awareness about school choice in all 50 states. School Choice Week also develops resources and guides for educating families K-12. As a not-for-profit effort, the week is apolitical, nonpartisan, and does not advocate legislation. For more information visit schoolchoiceweek.com.
SOURCE National School Choice Week