Press Release

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

  • January 15, 2019
  • Step
  • Veronica Pedraza
  • (409) 729-6000

Media Advisory | For Immediate Release


EVENT ADVISORY: Southeast Texas Educational Partnership (STEP) to hold event on January 22, 2019 to celebrate National School Choice Week


This special event will raise awareness of education options for children.

Port Arthur — STEP will hold a special event to celebrate National School Choice Week 2019, Lighthouse Home School Support leaders announced today.

The event, “Know The Choices” is a Information Session.

WHAT: Information Session
WHEN: January 22, 2019 at 05:00 pm
WHERE: Lighthouse @ Ridgewood Church
2920 Lake Arthur Dr.
Port Arthur, TX 77642
RSVP:  No RSVP is required to attend

At the event,  Q&A workshop sessions will highlight the information families need to make educational choices. Lighthouse Home School Support, which is local organization, expects 30 people to attend this event.

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.

STEP joins tens of thousands of schools, homeschool groups, organizations, chambers of commerce – and millions of individual Americans – in celebrating National School Choice Week.

To learn more about the week, visit For more about Step, visit

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