Press Release

Durant Elementary School Announces Participation in National School Choice Week, January 20-26, 2019

  • January 23, 2019
  • Durant Elementary School
  • Valerie Bankhead
  • (662) 653-3429

Press Release | For Immediate Release

EVENT ADVISORY: DES will hold event on January 25 to celebrate during National School Choice Week January 20-26, 2019

The special event will feature Students, parents and staff receiving special recognition for being a part of our school’s community..

Durant — Durant Elementary School announced today that it will celebrate the school’s students, teachers, and staff during National School Choice Week 2019, which will be held from January 20-26, 2019.

DES is a traditional public school serving grades K-8 with a student enrollment of 342.

WHAT: School Showcase
WHEN: January 25, 2019 at 01:01 pm
WHERE: Durant Elementary School
65 West Madison St.
Durant, MS 39063
ATTENDANCE: open to students, students’ parents, teachers, and staff; media may RSVP

Held every January, National School Choice Week is the world’s largest annual celebration of opportunity in K-12 education. The week is nonpartisan and nonpolitical. The goal is to raise awareness of the different K-12 education options available for children, including traditional public schools, public charter schools, public magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling.

To learn more about the week, visit



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