National School Choice Week is an important time for parents and supporters across America! It’s a time to raise awareness about the importance of opportunity in education. Whether you take time to celebrate an effective teacher or administrator at your child’s school or have your voice heard in efforts to expand school choice for more families, we have the resources to help you make the most out of your participation!
Here are some ideas to inspire your own creativity. You can also print the list of ideas by clicking the button below.
Encourage students, teachers, or parents to write letters to your local newspaper, sharing their school choice stories.
Take photos at recognizable community landmarks, with students and teachers wearing their NSCW wristbands. Share photos online using #schoolchoiceweek
Hang homemade posters in the school hallway and have students and teachers pose for photos, then Share online using #schoolchoiceweek. Hold a contest, then have an awards ceremony and publish winning submissions in your local newspaper.
Work with your students, children, grandchildren, or neighbors to design and complete a service project that benefits children in your community. Share photos online using #schoolchoiceweek
Speak briefly about what school choice means to you.
Round up old books that you no longer need and donate them to a school library – or donate them to a family in need.
If school choice has impacted you or your child, one of the ways you can raise awareness about opportunity in education is by telling your own story. Writing a letter to your local newspaper is one great way to do that.
Use sidewalk chalk to decorate your home’s sidewalk or driveway with the NSCW logo or with #schoolchoiceweek
Use window crayons to decorate your car windows with pictures & fun sayings like “We Celebrate School Choice” or #schoolchoice.
Make a short video about how a great school or an inspiring teacher has made a positive difference in your life. Share it online using #schoolchoice
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