DALLAS/FORT WORTH, Texas
Jan. 22, 2014
/PRNewswire/ -- Online students across
will participate in special events to celebrate National School Choice Week, including whistle stop tour events across the state.
The events, which will be held during the week of
Jan. 25-Feb. 1
, will be among more than 5,500 independently planned events across the country during National School Choice Week 2014.
Texas Virtual Academy and Texas Online Preparatory School, full-time, online public charter schools serving students in grades 3-12, will be hosting the following in-person events:
- Houston Whistle Stop Tour and Rally on Jan. 25 from 4 - 6 p.m.
- San Antonio Whistle Stop Tour and Rally on Jan. 27 from 9 - 11 a.m.
- Austin Whistle Stop Tour and Rally on Jan. 27 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
- Dallas-Fort Worth Area National School Choice Week Celebration on Jan. 28 from 1 - 3 p.m.
- Tyler Area National School Choice Week Celebration on Jan. 31 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Both schools give parents and families the choice to access the award-winning curriculum and tools provided by K12 tuition-free.
More information is available at
"We're thrilled that Texas Virtual Academy and Texas Online Preparatory School are participating in National School Choice Week," said
, National School Choice Week president. "We hear a lot about education in the news, but the students, teachers, and school leaders at Texas Virtual Academy and Texas Online Preparatory School remind us that, every single day, there are great things happening in schools of choice across America."
National School Choice Week shines a positive spotlight on effective education options for children including traditional public schools, public charter schools, magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling. For more information, visit
About Texas Virtual Academy
Texas Virtual Academy is a full-time, online public school in
. Texas Virtual Academy is tuition-free for
residents and is made possible through a partnership between ResponsiveEd and K12 Inc. For more information, please visit
or call 866-360-0161.