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 MFrendewey@FederationForChildren.org or call (202) 280-1986.
Obama Admin attempts to silence parent voices in scholarship lawsuitPosted on October 23, 2013 at 05:45 PM | Louisiana
Baton Rouge, La. (Oct. 23, 2013) – The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, and the Louisiana Federation for Children, today criticized the Department of Justice (DOJ) for trying to block Louisiana parents from intervening in the DOJ lawsuit filed against Louisiana’s educational choice program. If the DOJ lawsuit were successful, an estimated 1,000 low-income families could be negatively impacted, resulting in their children being forced back into schools designated as failing or underperforming. The Goldwater Institute is representing four families who filed to intervene in the case.
AFC Congratulates Rodriguez & KulpPosted on October 23, 2013 at 05:35 PM | Wisconsin
Washington, D.C. (Oct. 23, 2013) – The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, congratulated Jessie Rodriguez and Bob Kulp on winning their respective primary races last night. Both Rodriguez and Kulp are supporters of educational choice. Rodriguez is an outspoken proponent of educational choice and was supported by the American Federation for Children Action Fund.