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Idaho School Choice Celebration - January 27, 2016
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DREAMING BIG FOR OUR CHILDREN:

How Idaho School Choice Helps Us
by Suzanne Metzgar, Bluum

My husband and I have two smart, warm-hearted and beautiful daughters. (Yes, I’m gushing!) While they’re only one grade apart, they’re as different as day and night.

Our oldest daughter loves math, art and music – disciplines that are closely aligned and suit her creative mind. Our youngest is an avid reader, prolific writer and intense debater.

We’re carefully considering their interests and skills as we begin looking at college options. It would be very convenient for us if both of our girls attended the same college, but it wouldn’t provide them with the best opportunities for their futures if that college didn’t complement their talents and career goals.

Like every parent, we dream big for our children and whenever possible we try to...

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CELEBRATE SCHOOL CHOICE IN IDAHO!

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Please join us for a rally at the Idaho State Capitol in honor of Idaho School Choice, part of National School Choice Week, to celebrate effective education options in Idaho. Help send a message that school choice works for Idaho children and families. Let’s stand together and celebrate!

RALLY AT THE CAPITOL
Noon - 1:00 PM @ the Idaho State Capitol steps
700 W. Jefferson St. - Boise, ID

Boise High School's premier High Expectations choir will open the celebration. Speakers include students, teachers and parents representing public schools, magnet schools, public charter schools, virtual schools, independent, private and religious schools, and home schools. Key speakers include Idaho Superintendent, Sherri Ybarra, who will read the Governor’s school choice proclamation, and Shawna Exline, West Ada School District Teacher of the Year. National School Choice scarves will be provided!

For more information or to sign up, visit www.Bluum.org or contact Amy Russell at arussell@bluum.org or 208-336-8400

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Tell Us Your Unique School Choice Story!

Parents and students: support Idaho School Choice by sharing your unique story with us. Why is Idaho School Choice important to you? Why did you choose the school that you chose? Your story may be used on Bluum educational materials, including print and online. Please help us celebrate and raise awareness about Idaho School Choice.

Would you rather share your story directly online? Use the hashtag #MyEdChoiceStory.
 
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About Bluum

Bluum is a non-profit organization committed to ensuring Idaho’s children reach their fullest potential by cultivating great leaders and innovative schools. Bluum believes that school choice helps families, children and educators achieve more and do better. Bluum works to help Idaho become a national model for how to maximize learning opportunities for children
and families. Learn more at Bluum.org.
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