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Celebrating National School Choice Week

Source: National School Choice Week

National School Choice Week 2020 is officially underway! Center of the American Experiment is proud to join hundreds of schools, organizations, students and school leaders in celebrating all Minnesota students.

Source: National School Choice Week

National School Choice Week (NSCW) is a nonpartisan, nonpolitical annual celebration of effective K-12 education options available to children and families across the country—from traditional public schools, public charter schools, and public magnet schools to private schools, religious schools, online schools, and homeschooling options. It is an opportunity to shine a positive spotlight on all forms of school choice and parent empowerment.

National School Choice Week will be held through February 1, and in Minnesota alone there are 686 registered events scheduled to celebrate educational freedom.

Opportunity for All Kids—an organization dedicated to ensuring that all children in Minnesota have access to an education that will help them thrive—kicked off the celebrations this morning at the Minnesota Children’s Museum in St. Paul, where hundreds of students, families and educators rallied for Minnesota K-12 education options and cheered on the power of school choice. The Children’s Museum was only open for the event, giving kids (and adults!) time to explore the learning exhibits.

Over 50,000 events will be hosted around the country this week in celebration of school choice. Join us in recognizing the commitment of students, parents, teachers, and school leaders to providing quality, effective education in different educational settings.

Finally, listen below to a radio segment I did with Americans for Prosperity State Director Jason Flohrs. We discussed not only National School Choice Week but a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that could have massive implications for educational freedom, Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue.




Upcoming Events

  • Morning in Minnesota: St. Cloud

    Location: St. Cloud

    Sign up HERE! Courtyard by Marriott St. Cloud 404 West Saint Germain Street St. Cloud, MN, 56301 Please join Center of the American Experiment on Tuesday, July 21 for breakfast with Center policy fellow and education expert Catrin Wigfall as she explains K-12 education in the state and its persistent disparities despite decades of increased spending. Following her presentation, Catrin will lead a Q&A session. 7:30 AM Check In and Breakfast 8:00 AM Presentation 9:00 AM Conclude   Catrin Wigfall is a Policy Fellow at Center of the American Experiment. She is also the director of EducatedTeachersMN and EmployeeFreedomMN. Catrin’s…

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    Location: Marshall Golf Club

      Sign up for this event HERE! Please join Center of the American Experiment on Thursday, July 16 at Marshall Golf Club for a breakfast with Center economist, John Phelan, as he discusses Minnesota’s economic future. Following his presentation, John will lead a Q&A session. 7:30 AM Check In and Breakfast 8:00 AM Presentation 9:00 AM Conclude John Phelan is a graduate of Birkbeck College, University of London, where he earned a BSc in Economics, and of the London School of Economics where he earned an MSc. He worked in finance for ten years before becoming a professional economist. He…

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  • 2020 Annual Dinner Featuring Sarah Huckabee Sanders- Now in September!

    Location: Minneapolis Convention Center Ballroom 1301 2nd Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55403

    NEW SEPTEMBER DATE: We have made the difficult decision to once again move the date of this event. We will now host our Annual Dinner on Saturday, September 19th. All tickets bought for the April 4th, or June 18th dates are transferrable. We are so sorry for any inconvenience this has caused, but we look forward to seeing you on September 19! Direct any questions to Kathryn Hinderaker (kathryn.hinderaker@americanexperiment.org or 612-428-7005).   American President: The Unorthodox Approach to Politics that Changed the World. Sarah Huckabee Sanders served as White House Press Secretary for President Donald J. Trump from 2017 to…

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