Event State: Illinois

The Wrigley Building in Chicago, Illinois

From Alaska to New York, America will light up in yellow and red to raise awareness about K-12 education opportunities during National School Choice Week 2024! (January 21–27, 2024).

WHAT: The Wrigley Building, Chicago

WHERE: 400 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

WHEN: January 25, 2024, from dusk to dawn

Close to 3 dozen iconic landmarks or notable buildings will light up in red and yellow for the Week. The landmarks’ sparkling red and yellow lights will play a role in the festivities for National School Choice Week 2024. Families are invited to capture pictures of the landmarks’ lights––or their own at-home red and yellow light displays––to share on social media using #SchoolChoiceWeek

View a complete and up-to-date list of landmarks shining a light on learning during National School Choice Week.

National School Choice Week (NSCW) informs, inspires, and empowers parents to discover the K-12 education options available for their children, including traditional public, charter, magnet, online, private, and homeschooling.

Every January, tens of thousands of schools, organizations, and individuals plan unique events and activities to shine a positive spotlight on effective education options in their communities.  The Week is a project of the nonpartisan, nonpolitical National School Choice Awareness Foundation.

Chicago area Town Hall Community Event

When:


Mon, January 22, 2024

at

6:30 pm

CST

What:


Please join New Trier Neighbors and the National School Choice Awareness Foundation for this panel discussion about the need for school choice. Featuring a discussion with Ian Rowe, senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute:

“The Power of Agency:  Lessons in Transformation from the South Bronx”: An Evening with Ian Rowe, Vertex Partnership Academies and Author of “Agency”

The program will center around the importance of finding best-fit schools for students and Ian will share his on-the-ground experience in starting up charters in the South Bronx, including student stories, as well as his inspiring book “Agency.”  It will be a terrific way to celebrate and highlight the need for school choice during National School Choice Week!

This event is open to the public with a $10 suggested donation, with light refreshments served.

Registration is required! Click here to register.

Who:


This event is hosted by New Trier Neighbors

Where:


Loyola Academy – Auditorium

1100 Laramie Ave

Wilmette

,

IL

60091

Willis Tower in Chicago, Illinois

From Alaska to New York, America will light up in yellow and red to raise awareness about K-12 education opportunities during National School Choice Week 2024! (January 21–27, 2024).

WHAT: Willis Tower, Chicago
WHERE: 233 S Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60606

WHEN: All week from January 21, 2024, from dusk to dawn

Close to 3 dozen iconic landmarks or notable buildings will light up in red and yellow for the Week. The landmarks’ sparkling red and yellow lights will play a role in the festivities for National School Choice Week 2024. Families are invited to capture pictures of the landmarks’ lights––or their own at-home red and yellow light displays––to share on social media using #SchoolChoiceWeek

View a complete and up-to-date list of landmarks shining a light on learning during National School Choice Week.

National School Choice Week (NSCW) informs, inspires, and empowers parents to discover the K-12 education options available for their children, including traditional public, charter, magnet, online, private, and homeschooling.

Every January, tens of thousands of schools, organizations, and individuals plan unique events and activities to shine a positive spotlight on effective education options in their communities.  The Week is a project of the nonpartisan, nonpolitical National School Choice Awareness Foundation.

Chicago Trade Day

When:


Sat, January 27, 2024

at

11:00 am

3:00 pm

CST

What:


Join The Brown House Experience on January 27th from 11:00am-3:00pm for a day of hands-on trade skill workshops for students to celebrate National School Choice Week. Featuring workshops for both parents and students, this event will also feature local community colleges and educational organizations who will provide information about trade careers and local programing and opportunities for students. Come explore different trade careers like construction, electrical work, culinary, cosmetology and more! 

Who:


This event is hosted by The Brown House Experience

Where:


Crane Medical Preparatory High School

2245 W. Jackson Blvd

Chicago

,

IL

60612

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