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***MEDIA ADVISORY*** TODAY: Charter Schools Week Press Conference

Today at 4:00p.m., House Republican leaders will hold a press conference to discuss the important role quality charter schools play in the nation's education system. The press conference will also highlight the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act(H.R. 10), legislation that will support the growth and expansion of high-performing charter schools. H.R. 10 is expected to come before the House for a vote later this week.

WHAT: Charter Schools Week press conference in advance of the House vote on the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act.
 
WHO:
 
• Speaker John Boehner (R-OH)
• Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA)
• Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)
• Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)
• Chairman John Kline (R-MN)
• Local Charter School Teachers & Students

WHEN:  **TODAY** Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 4:00p.m. ET

WHERE: Rayburn Room, U.S. Capitol

**NOTE: A mult box will be provided on-site and media will be allowed to set up beginning at 2:00p.m.**

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