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National Leaders to Address American Federation for Children’s 2013 National Policy Summit
Posted on May 09, 2013 at 08:30 AM
The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, today released its full program schedule and list of keynotes for the 2013 National Policy Summit, titled, “Educational Choice for Children: Go Big, Go Bold.” Keynote speakers include Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Archbishop of Washington, D.C. Donald Cardinal Wuerl, WNBA star Lisa Leslie and former White House Press Secretary Mike McCurry.
Georgia’s School Choice Programs Strengthened
Posted on May 08, 2013 at 03:05 PM
The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, today applauded Gov. Nathan Deal (R-Georgia) for signing House Bill 70 and House Bill 283 into law. Both bills improve and strengthen Georgia’s existing school choice options.
Louisiana Voucher Program Remains Legal, AFC Urges Legislature to Resolve Funding Issue
Posted on May 07, 2013 at 05:15 PM
The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, today urged the Louisiana Legislature and Governor to find a legislative solution after the Louisiana Supreme Court struck down the current funding mechanism for state’s voucher program. The Court only ruled against the funding of the voucher program and did not strike down the constitutionality of the program.
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.