Houston students, parents celebrate school choice at Minute Maid Park event

By: Anita Peek-Brinson

More than 2,500 students, teachers and parents gathered at Minute Maid Park on Saturday morning to raise awareness of the diverse school choices in Houston.

The event, titled “Stronger Together, A Celebration of School Choice” marks the end of National School Choice Week, a public campaign to make K-12 students and their parents aware of options in education. Kids met Astros mascot Orbit, danced to music from a live DJ and participated in other activities while their parents visited the 30 school booths that were featured.

 “The only way that we can be free is to be educated in the way in which we believe,” said Dr. Steve Perry, a national voice for education reform and the event’s guest speaker. “The root in every revolution is education.”
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