Weekly Update: School Choice Week in Review (video)

January 27, 2017

Nearly 3,000 students, parents and educators gathered in Columbia on Wednesday to raise their voice in support of education choice. The event was the climax of National School Choice Week in South Carolina, which kicked off on Monday when Senator Tim Scott visited Charleston Charter School for Math and Science. Though the largest rally took place steps from the Statehouse, the fervor didn’t go unnoticed in other parts of the Palmetto State. Check out the coverage below:







South Carolina was featured in National School Choice Week’s Spotlight Video.

WLTX interviewed our own Ellen Weaver and Dr. Shaunette Parker of SC Public Charter School Alliance.

The State covered the event and its cause in their articles SC School choice advocates hope to expand offerings (the video features PPI’s Dr. Oran Smith) and SC Choice advocates champion variety in learning.

The Greenville News reported on National School Choice Week in their article, Advocates tout the benefits of school choice.

WTAT, WCSC and WCIV, all from Charleston, covered Sen. Tim Scott’s visit to Charleston Charter School for Math and Science.

But that was not all. The Charlotte Observer, The Spartanburg Herald-Journal, News 2 in Charleston, Education Week, Kingstree News, and Business Wire also covered the events surrounding National School Choice Week.