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School choice rally in downtown Billings promotes private alternatives for students

January 27, 2018View for printing

"We're here to celebrate the diversity of educational experiences," said Jeff Laszloffy, the Montana Family Foundation president who emceed the event. Speakers at Friday's rally included a youth pastor, a representative for U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte and Jake Penwell, a representative for ACE Scholarships.

ACE provides private funding to students interested in public school alternatives. Penwell, like other speakers, presented their movement as an all-of-the-above opportunity.

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