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WHEREAS, modernizing, reforming, and strengthening Nevada's education system is a top priority, and through the 2015 Legislative Session the State of Nevada developed historic and generational education reform measures, including the Nevada Educational Choice Scholarship and the Education Savings Account programs, which will enhance educational opportunities f or Nevada's students f or decades to come; and

WHEREAS, every student in the Silver State deserves access to a high-quality education, and a key component of education reform in Nevada includes empowering families to make the best educational choices f or their young learners; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada recognizes the essential role an effective and accountable system of education plays in preparing students f or success in the classroom and beyond, as well as the role that public schools, private schools, charter schools and home-based instruction play in effective education delivery; and

WHEREAS, 38,000 Nevada students attend charter schools, online or in the classroom, as this choice allows students to prepare f or college and career success; and

WHEREAS, every student in Nevada should have access to an effective education, and the State remains committed to improving the educational opportunities available to all young learners as our students prepare to be successful adults, and parents across the Silver State are encouraged to explore and identify the best education options available to their children; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada proudly joins organizations nationwide to share School Choice Week, a celebration recognized by students, parents, educators, schools, and community leaders, to raise awareness f or the importance of effective education options for all children;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  the week of January 22 - 28, 2017 as

 school choice week in nevada


 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Scott Anderson