Hundreds of parents, students will rally for Parental Choice in Education on Tuesday

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The Florida Coalition for Public School Options (FCPSO) today announces its first ever School Choice Day with a Rally in Tally. The all day event will bring Florida teachers, parents and students to the state? capital in support of parental school choice for their children.

The media is invited to attend the 1:45 p.m. program on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at Waller Park in Tallahassee to hear from Governor Rick Scott, FCPSO President Wendy Howard, Senate Bill 1620 Sponsor, Senator Anitere Flores (R-Miami), House Bill 1797 Sponsor, State Representative Kelli Stargel (R-Lakeland) and other elected officials.

What: The Florida Coalition for Public School Options (FCPSO) Rally in Tally

When: Tuesday, April 26, 2011

1:45 p.m. ?2:15 p.m.

Where: Waller Park, Tallahassee, Florida

Participants: Florida Governor Rick Scott

Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos (R-Melbourne)

State Senator Anitere Flores (R-Miami)

State Senator John Thrasher (R-Jacksonville) –invited

State Representative Kelli Stargel (R-Lakeland)

State Representative Will Weatherford (R-Wesley Chapel)

State Representative Erik Fresen (R-Miami)

Wendy Howard, Florida Chapter President, National Coalition for Public School Options

Michael Benjamin, Executive Director, Step Up for Students

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