Washington, D.C. — Senator Ted Budd (R-NC) spoke at a Washington, DC rally to celebrate National School Choice Week 2023.

He also co-sponsored S. Res. 11, to designate January 22-28 as National School Choice Week. The resolution is bipartisan and was introduced by Senator Tim Scott (R-SC).

Video of Sen. Budd’s remarks are below:

Sen. Budd said in a statement:

“Putting parents in charge when it comes to their children’s education is one of the civil rights issues of our time. Parents should have the right to know what their children are being taught and to choose where their child goes to school. National School Choice Week shines a much needed spotlight on the mission to empower parents and spread educational freedom across our country.”