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Gov. Sandoval On Right Path: Funding ESA’s will empower Latino Students and Parents

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Gov. Sandoval On Right Path: 
Funding ESA’s will empower Latino Students and Parents

Washington, D.C. – The LIBRE Initiative released the following statement regarding Governor Sandoval’s call in his State of the State address to fund Educational Savings Accounts (ESAs):

Daniel Garza, President of The LIBRE Initiative, released the following statement:

“Latino families across Nevada continue to face an education system that is ranked one of the worst in the nation. This is why we support Governor Sandoval’s call for ESA funding, and urge the state legislature to fully fund the Educational Savings Accounts (ESAs). Through ESAs, students and parents – many of whom are Latinos – will be empowered with an opportunity to access a quality education and build a greater future for success.” 

Note: 
On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., The LIBRE Initiative will join students, parents, teachers, and education advocates at the capitol to celebrate National School Choice Week, and in support of educational opportunity for all in Nevada.

The goal of the event is to celebrate quality education for all students while giving a voice to the grassroots whosupport school choice in Nevada. More than 500 people are expected to attend. The celebration is timed to coincide with National School Choice Week (January 22-28, 2017), which will feature more than 21,000 events across the country. 

For Interviews with a representative from The LIBRE Initiative, please contact Brian Faughnan, 202-805-1581 or Wadi Gaitan, 202-853-4463

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