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EVENT: Texas Virtual Academy Makes Noise for National School Choice Week - January 31

TYLER, Texas, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Virtual Academy will encourage students, teachers and families to "make some noise for school choice" at an event at Green Acres Bowl, school leaders announced today. The event, which will be held during the week of January 27-31, will be part of 5,500+ independently-planned ones taking place during National School Choice Week 2014 – the nation's largest-ever celebration of educational opportunity.

WHO:

Students, teachers, parents and community members.



WHAT:

Texas Virtual Academy, Make Some Noise for School Choice


Come join families and teachers from Texas Virtual Academy who will shake homemade noisemakers and enjoy bowling.



WHEN:

January 31 at 11 a.m.


Note: Media are invited to attend



WHERE:

Green Acres Bowl


2311 ESE Loop 323


Tyler, Texas  75701

Texas Virtual Academy is a public charter online school in the state of Texas that serves about 6,500 students. Students will also be participating in three National School Choice Week Whistle Stop events in San Antonio, Austin and Houston. The students will be singing the National Anthem, saying the Pledge of Allegiance, ringing the NSCW bell, and speaking briefly about why school choice matters. For more information on Texas Virtual Academy and the NSCW events, visit www.k12.com/txva.

"National School Choice Week gives Texas Virtual Academy an opportunity to celebrate our students, their parents, and our teachers," said Sarah Robinson, family outreach liaison at Texas Virtual Academy. "We hope the entire community will celebrate National School Choice Week, and the successes of our school, along with us."

"We're thrilled that Texas Virtual Academy are participating in National School Choice Week," said Andrew Campanella, NSCW president. "We hear a lot about education in the news, but the students, teachers, and school leaders at Texas Virtual Academy remind us that every single day, there are great things happening in schools of choice across America."

National School Choice Week shines a positive spotlight on effective education options for children – including traditional public schools, public charter schools, magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling. In its fourth year, the Week will coincide with a 14-city whistle-stop and motor coach tour that stretches from Newark to San Francisco. For more information, visit www.schoolchoiceweek.com.

CONTACT:
Sarah Robinson
[email protected] | 903-740-2453

SOURCE National School Choice Week

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