School Choice Options in District of Columbia

Public School Open Enrollment

State allows parents to choose any traditional public school for their child, regardless of location?

PARTIAL

Public Charter Schools

State has a charter school law allowing for the creation of charter schools?

YES

Public Magnet Schools

State permits public magnet and theme-based schools?

YES

Online Learning

State offers free, full-time online academies, either run by the state or independent organization?

YES

Private School Choice

State offers a private school choice scholarship or tax deduction program?

YES

Homeschooling Freedom

Parents are free to educate their children at home (homeschooling)?

YES
School Choice Week Fans

District of Columbia Celebrates National School Choice Week

Congressional School Choice Caucus

January 24, 2017

Location: TBD

A large gathering of DC charter and OSP students. Speeches by Members of Congress plus a possible NSCW dance contest by participating schools. Speakers: Speaker Paul Ryan, Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN) and Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and additional Members of Congress.

Breakfast and Luncheons with Parents and DC Elected Officials

January 24, 2017, 10 AM

1350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW - Washington, DC 2004

A large gathering of DC charter and OSP students. Speeches by Members of Congress plus a possible NSCW dance contest by participating schools. We'll need multiple photographers.

For all events check out District of Columbia'sMaster Events Lists Go!

Want More?

Members of the media can request a list of school leaders in their state, who can discuss their participation in National School Choice Week by contacting Shelby Doyle at shelby@schoolchoiceweek.com