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Poll: Louisiana Voters Strongly Oppose Dept. of Justice’s Attempt to Block Quality Education

Posted on September 20, 2013 at 12:00 AM | Louisiana

Baton Rouge, La. (Sept. 20, 2013) – The American Federation for Children, the nation's voice for educational choice, today released the results of a statewide poll showing fierce opposition to the Dept. of Justice's lawsuit which seeks to block educational options for low-income, minority children in Louisiana. Louisiana voters deem the Obama administration out of line in supporting this lawsuit, as evidenced by 63 percent of respondents who oppose this litigation, which seeks to limit educational options for some of Louisiana's most vulnerable children. Moreover, eight in ten Louisiana voters—regardless of political affiliation—believe it is every child's civil right to receive a quality education.

McAuliffe Attacks Common Sense Education Reform

Posted on September 05, 2013 at 04:00 PM | National

Kevin P. Chavous, executive counsel for the American Federation for Children, issued the following statement in response to a campaign email to supporters from Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, attacking his opponent, Ken Cuccinelli for his support for publicly-funded private school choice.
 

American Federation for Children Applauds WILL for its Response to DOJ Attacks on Educational Choice in Wisconsin

Posted on August 29, 2013 at 01:50 PM | Wisconsin

The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, applauds the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty (WILL) for their letter to the U.S. Dept. of Justice (DOJ), criticizing DOJ for its continued efforts to unfairly target state educational choice programs.
 

American Federation for Children Observes 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

Posted on August 28, 2013 at 05:05 PM | National

Kevin P. Chavous, executive counsel for the American Federation for Children, issued the following statement commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “Dream” speech.