Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - January 9, 2018
REVISED January 9, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #11

School Choice Week - January 21-27, 2018


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Board of County Commissioners

Action Requested
Adopt Proclamation designating January 21-27, 2018, as "School Choice Week" in Manatee County, Florida.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Background Discussion

Each January, National School Choice Week (NSCW) shines a spotlight on effective education options for children. Featuring tens of thousands of events, meetings, and activities across the country, NSCW is the world’s largest celebration of opportunity in education. The goal of NSCW is to raise awareness about the K-12 education options available to children and families, while spotlighting the benefits of school choice.

NSCW celebrates all types of K-12 options, including traditional public schools, public charter schools, public magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records


Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  School Choice Week Proclamation.pdf