Reason Invites You to a National School Choice Week Kick-Off Reception, Thursday 1/20 at Reason's DC HQ!


You are cordially invited to join Reason for a great evening of discussion and videos in celebration of National School Choice Week which will take place across the nation January 23-29, 2011.

Reason's Nick Gillespie and Lisa Snell will host a panel discussion on the future of school choice in America.  Hear from and meet those on the front lines of this critical issue.  In addition to the evening's program, the event offers an excellent opportunity to speak informally with leading school choice advocates such as former Arizona school superintendent Lisa Graham Keegan; Democratic strategist Joe Trippi ; Foundation for Educational Choice president Rob Enlow; New Jersey-based reformer Derrell Bradford; D.C. school choice pioneer Virginia Walden Ford; and many others.

The event will also debut's latest videos on school choice, including interviews with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, former New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein, Green Dot Public Schools founder Steve Barr, and a host of education reformers who are radically transforming public education.

Join us for drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and great conversation about the future of American education. 

Thursday, Jan 20 6:00PM—9:30PM

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. ~ Panel discussion will begin at 6:30 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited and RSVPs are required.

REASON'S D.C. Headquarters

1747 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC

(Metro: Red line to Dupont Circle, use North exit) 

RSVP by January 18 to Mary Toledo: 800-582-2245 or

This event is presented in partnership with National School Choice Week, a coalition of school choice organizations working together to demand effective education options for every American child.

Watch's past videos on education reform. We'll be adding new videos to the playlist over the next two weeks, so stay tuned!