Dear Empower Generations Families,
January 22-28 is National School Choice Week, a time to celebrate the fact that families and learners get to choose the learning experience that best serves them.
What is school choice? School choice is the process of allowing every family to choose the K-12 educational options that best fit their children. Every child is unique, and all children learn differently. Some children might succeed at the neighborhood public school, while others might fit in better at a charter, magnet, online, private or home learning environment. That’s why school choice is so important! These options include all forms of education, from traditional public schools, to public charter schools, public magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling.
Every child deserves an effective, challenging, and motivating education. And, because each student has their own unique set of talents, interests, and challenges, having a variety of options in education is crucial. What works well for one child may not work well for another child! In short, school choice ensures that each student can find a learning environment that allows them to be inspired, successful, and happy.
Thank you for choosing Empower Generations to be such an important part of your life! Happy National School Choice Week!
Fri., 12/15: Fall Semester Ends
Mon., 12/18-Mon., 1/8: Winter Break
Mon., 1/8: Staff Professional Learning
Tues., 1/9: Spring Semester Begins
Fri., 1/19: Reports of Progress Sent Home
Mon., 1/15: MLKJ Day of Service
Thur., 1/25: Minimum Day All Grades
Thur.-Fri., 1/25-26: Learner-Led Conferences
Click here for the school year calendar.