Bachman Academy Celebrates National School Choice Week

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

School officials announced that Bachman Academy will celebrate National School Choice Week 2013 on Thursday, with a special event. “Balloon Launch for School Choice,” will shine a spotlight on Bachman Academy’s successes and raise awareness of the need for greater educational options for families in Tennessee and across the country.

The event at Bachman Academy is one of 3,500 independently-planned special events and activities during National School Choice Week 2013, which will be the nation’s largest-ever celebration of education reform. Participants at the Bachman Academy event will use National School Choice Week’s colorful yellow scarves and rally signs to demonstrate unity with millions of other school choice supporters nationwide.

The event will take place at 1 p.m. at Bachman Academy, 414 Brymer Creek Road, McDonald. Please contact Bachman Academy at info@bachmanacademy.org or 479-4523 for more information.


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