Americans For Prosperity is a proud sponsor of supporting Dr. Friedman’s Legacy and welcome the opportunity to invite New Mexico’s fourth and fifth graders to submit a 600 word essay on Why School Choice is Important. Winners of the essay contest will receive their choice of $100 cash, a $100 U.S. Savings Bond or a $100 gift certificate.
Americans for Prosperity will announce the winner of the New Mexico contest on Friday, July 29, 2011, just two days before what would be Dr. Friedman’s 99th birthday. The Rio Grande Foundation is hosting its own education-related event in honor of Milton Friedman’s birthday.
If you know a fourth or fifth grader who would like to participate in the essay contest, please have them submit a 600 word essay on Why School Choice is Important to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 20, 2011. Please make sure they include their name and full address on the submission.
One Reply to “Essay Contest: Why is school choice important?”
School choice is important because in America we are (supposed to be) free to make choices. It’s fundamental to our system. It’s that simple.