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EdChoice – Miss Virginia Movie Screening

      • January
      • 29
      • 2020
    • EdChoice – Miss Virginia Movie Screening
    • 50 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204
    • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

EdChoice National School Choice Week Reception and Miss Virginia Screening

EdChoice is excited to announce that they will be celebrating National School Choice Week (January 26-February 1, 2020) with a special spotlight event!

The event will feature a special movie screening of Miss Virginia and will be hosted at The Conrad Indianapolis. Families, students and community members are welcome to attend! Hailed as a “must-see” movie by USA Today, the film follows a struggling inner-city mother who sacrifices everything to give her son a good education. Unwilling to allow him to stay in a dangerous school, she launches a movement that could save his future—and that of thousands like him.

Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drinks and conversation before the showing of Miss Virginia, a new feature film starring Uzo Aduba that’s based on the true story of EdChoice board member Virginia Walden Ford. She struggled to afford the right schooling option for her son in Washington, D.C., and became a driving force for the district’s school choice program. Following the screening, we will host an exclusive Q&A with Virginia.

For more inforamtion and to RSVP please visit EdChoice 2020 National School Choice Week Reception

EdChoice is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing full and unencumbered educational choice as the best pathway to successful lives and a stronger society. EdChoice believes that families, not bureaucrats, are best equipped to make K-12 schooling decisions for their children. The organization works at the state level to educate diverse audiences, train advocates and engage policymakers on the benefits of high-quality school choice programs. EdChoice is the intellectual legacy of Milton and Rose D. Friedman, who founded the organization in 1996.

Started in 2011, National School Choice Week is the world’s largest annual education-related celebration. The goal of NSCW, which features participation from tens of thousands of schools and organizations, is to shine a positive spotlight on effective education options for children.

During National School Choice Week, schools across America celebrate the challenging, motivating, and effective education they provide to students. At the same time, parents use the week to learn more about the education options available to their children, in advance of the upcoming school year.

National School Choice Week is nonpartisan and nonpolitical, and is not related to any legislative advocacy efforts.

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