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Anti-Fraud Bill Signed into Law - Ensuring Accountability in Arizona’s School Choice Program
Posted on May 03, 2013 at 06:05 PM
The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, today praised Gov. Jan Brewer for signing House Bill 2458 into law only three days after the bill reached her desk. HB 2458 protects the integrity of Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESA) and has received unanimous support from the legislature. The ESA program, which is Arizona’s newest educational choice program, allows parents to take unprecedented control over their children’s education.
American Federation for Children Welcomes Four-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Lisa Leslie to 4th Annual Policy Summit
Posted on April 29, 2013 at 10:15 AM
The American Federation for Children – the nation’s voice for educational choice – today announced that former WNBA star Lisa Leslie will speak at the fourth annual AFC Policy Summit. Over the last year, Leslie has worked closely with the Federation to promote educational choice for disadvantaged children across the country.
Obama Budget Provides No New Funding for DC Opportunity Scholarships
Posted on April 11, 2013 at 03:45 PM
President Obama's Fiscal Year 2014 budget proposal provides no new scholarship funding for the highly successful D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP), despite the president having signed legislation in 2011 that reauthorized the program for five years. The president's budget only includes funding for the statutorily required evaluation and program administration.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence to Deliver Keynote Address at AFC’s Annual National Policy Summit
Posted on April 10, 2013 at 11:40 AM
The American Federation for Children – the nation’s voice for education choice – is pleased to announce Indiana Governor Mike Pence as a keynote speaker at the fourth annual National Policy Summit, to be held on May 20-21, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland.