Around 200 students, advocates, and educators filled an auditorium inside the North Carolina State Museum of History to witness student performances, wave signs, and hear speeches from school choice supporters including Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson. The event was part of National School Choice Week, during which tens of thousands of similar events are being held throughout the country.

“I’m excited to celebrate the fact that North Carolina is actually one of the leading states of our nation in giving choices to students and parents for them to decide the best way they learn,” Johnson said. “We are all unique individuals, we do not have subscribe to the notion that ‘one size fits all’ works for every student.”

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