Event State: Pennsylvania

The Symphony House Condo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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 Symphony House Condo, Philadelphia
WHERE: 440 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146

WHEN: January 26, 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.

Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro issues a proclamation recognizing January 21-27, 2024 as Pennsylvania School Choice Week

There are a variety of school choice options available for many of the 2.7 million children living in Pennsylvania. Families in Pennsylvania can choose from traditional public schools, public charter schools, public magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling.

If you’re a parent looking for school choice options for your child head to our Pennsylvania State Guide.

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.

Koppers Building in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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: Koppers Building, Pittsburgh
WHERE: 436 Seventh Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
WHEN: January 24, 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.

Gulf Tower in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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: Gulf Tower, Pittsburgh
WHERE: 707 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
WHEN: January 24, 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.

Harrisburg Capitol Celebration

When:


Tue, January 23, 2024

at

11:00 am

12:00 pm

EST

What:


Students, parents, and educators from across the Keystone State will gather to celebrate school choice at the state capitol on Saturday, January 27th, 2024. More than 400 students are expected to attend. The event will raise awareness of the K–12 education options for Pennsylvania families, while providing an opportunity for community and state stakeholders to hear directly from families about how school choice has helped them learn and succeed. Hosted by the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools in collaboration with the National School Choice Awareness Foundation, the event will also include speakers and student tours of the capitol.

Who:


This event is hosted by Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools

Where:


Pennsylvania State Capitol

501 N 3rd St

Harrisburg

,

Pennsylvania

17120

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Pittsburg School Fair

Pittsburg School Fair

When:


Sat, January 27, 2024

at

12:00 pm

3:00 pm

EST

What:


Learn more about the options available for your child’s K–12 education! Whether you are considering finding a new school for your child, or are interested in supplemental education programs, the Pittsburgh School Fair offers parents the opportunity to discover the options available so that your daughter or son can learn, thrive, succeed, and be happy!

The Pittsburgh School Fair is hosted by PA Families for Education Choice and the National School Choice Awareness Foundation. More than 30 schools, including traditional public schools, public charter schools, magnet schools, and private schools, will have booths and tables.

Attendance is FREE and FREE FOOD AND FAMILY ACTIVITIES will be provided! Join us!

Who:


This event is hosted by PA Families for Education Choice

Where:


Hosanna House

807 Wallace Ave

Pittsburgh

,

Pennsylvania

15221

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NSCAF gratefully acknowledges the individuals who have made donations in support of the NSCW school fair series, in addition to our corporate and foundation donors. Individual donors include Maureen Blum, Sister Dale McDonald, Colleen Dippel, Deborah Hendrix, Wychella Williams, Andrew Campanella, and Sandy Brown.