Thirty-two of America’s Governors Proclaim “School Choice Week”

By: National School Choice Week Team

Last Upated: February 22, 2022

In a remarkable demonstration of unity, more than half of America’s governors have officially proclaimed School Choice Week this month. Thirty-one governors either have issued or will issue proclamations in honor of National School Choice Week stating that the week of Jan. 23 through Jan. 29 is officially “School Choice Week” in their respective states.

The governors are joined by approximately 400 cities or counties that have issued resolutions and proclamations in support of National School Choice Week. These span from Houston, Texas to Honolulu, Hawaii to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Additionally, the Senate has introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing National School Choice Week 2022, to be voted on during the Week.

To view the official proclamations from the 31 governors who have signed proclamations, see the list below:

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp

Idaho Gov. Brad Little

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves

Missouri Gov. Michael Parson

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Grisham

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt

Rhode Island Gov. Daniel McKee

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon

“With the involvement of 32 governors, and with 26,000 events going on all over the country, National School Choice Week 2022 is truly making history,” said National School Choice Week President Andrew Campanella. “We’re grateful that community leaders, educators, families, and elected officials are working together to raise awareness about educational opportunity and help more students find the right learning environment for them.

In its twelfth year, National School Choice Week 2022 runs from Jan. 23 through Jan. 29 and its 26,000 independently-planned events span all 50 states. 

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