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The Prince George County School Choice Week Fair is aiming to educate parents on their learning disabilities

The Prince George County School Choice Week Fair is aiming to educate parents on their learning disabilities

LANHAM, Md., Jan. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 200 students, parents, and community members will attend the inaugural School Choice Week fair in Prince George's County on Saturday, January 22.

The free event will take place at Equity Now, Inc., and provide a classroom of educational opportunities to children and educators. Students will receive free workshops and meetings on how to make informed decisions about school choices in the Maryland DMV area.

The event will feature guest speakers such as:

  • Delvin Champagne, founder of PG Parents Alliance for Educational Options, who will discuss parent-led efforts to create more school choice options in Prince George's County
  • Leroy Nesbitt, Esq, executive director of the Black Student Fund, who will lead an audience discussion on school choice in post-pandemic America
  • Jewell Samuels, founder of EDUKeys, who will share advice for parents on applying for financial aid
  • Patricia Potts, co-founder of CONNNECTdmv, who will provide students with tips for a positive school experience

Families can register for the event at 2 to 5 p.m.

This event is expected to coincide with the National School Choice Week 2022, which will feature more than 26,000 school choice events across all 50 states. As part of the celebration, January 22 will be "School Fair Saturday," and will feature school fairs in more than a dozen U.S. cities, simultaneously with the Prince George's County event.

"This school fair for Maryland families will bring to light the numerous school choice options in Maryland, and help families access the school of their choice," said Delvin Champagne, the founder and executive director of PG Parents Alliance for Educational Options & School Choice.

PAEO is a non-profit organization dedicated to maximizing independent school options and opportunities for all children in Prince George's County. The Black Student Fund was established to racial deegregate the independent schools of the national capital area, and strives to ensure that all students have equal access to educational opportunities.

Equity Now, Inc. is located at 9700 Philadelphia Court, Lanham MD, 20706.

For more information, contact the PG Parents Alliance for Educational Options at.

The National School Choice Week shines a spotlight on effective K-12 education options for children, focusing equally on traditional public, charter, magnet, and online, schools and open houses. Every January, participants organize tens of thousands of events to raise awareness about school choice in all 50 states.

SOURCE's National School Choice Week

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