One size doesn’t fit all’: Utah charter schools celebrate choice at rally

By: Anita Peek-Brinson

SALT LAKE CITY — The state Capitol swarmed with kids wearing yellow scarves in a scene that looked like it could be straight out of a Harry Potter movie on Thursday.

“I think it’s important for parents to realize they have choices,” Earleen Huff, principal for Providence Hall charter school, proclaimed at a rally held by the Utah Association of Public Charter Schools.

During the event, students, parents and staff from charter schools around the state promoted school choice, and students showcased their talents with energetic musical performances.

Esperanza Elementary even put on a mariachi performance — costumes and all — with students singing and playing various instruments.

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