Media Advisory - Duval County Public Schools Hosts Magnet Mania/School Choice Expo
Jacksonville, FL - Duval County Public Schools' annual Magnet Mania/School Choice Expo will feature an expanded array of educational options for the 2013-2014 school year, reflecting the district's new School Choice initiative. The Choice initiative means every middle and high school will offer special programs designed to hone a child's special interest, talent, gift or skill to maximize their opportunity for success.
Typically attracting more than 7,000 parents and students, Magnet Mania/School Choice Expo will be held this
Saturday, January 12, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Prime Osborn Convention Center. The event showcases magnet programs, career academies, charter schools, high school acceleration programs and neighborhood schools for all grade levels. Teachers, principals and students from every school will be on hand to talk with parents and students about their academic offerings. Vendors supportive of education will also have exhibits.
Admission and parking for Magnet Mania/School Choice Expo is free. The Prime Osborn Convention Center is located at 1000 Water Street. For more information about the event, call the Magnet Office at 390-2082
or visit the Duval Choice
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