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The American Federation for Children is dedicated to providing members of the media with timely, accurate assistance regarding school choice issues. To arrange an interview, contact Matt Frendewey at or call (202) 280-1986.

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.

Obama Admin files suit to stop Louisiana children from having access to high-quality educational options

Posted on August 24, 2013 at 12:05 PM | Louisiana

Baton Rouge, La. (Aug. 24, 2013) – The American Federation for Children, the nation's voice for educational choice and its state affiliate, the Louisiana Federation for Children, today strongly condemned President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder for seeking to limit educational options for the children of Louisiana. A motion filed by the U.S. Dept. of Justice seeks to prevent the state of Louisiana from offering school vouchers to children in school districts with existing desegregation orders for the 2014-15 school year unless the state receives otherwise authorization from the federal court overseeing the desegregation case.

PDK/Gallup Poll Provides Inaccurate Results about Educational Choice

Posted on August 21, 2013 at 11:20 AM | National

The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, challenged the accuracy of a new poll paid for and released by PDK Inc., an organization that lobbies for the status-quo in public education. The polling summary alleges that “70% of Americans oppose school vouchers…”, although the poll language does not even include the word “voucher” in the poll question.