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American Federation for Children Calls on Illinois Officials to Expand Educational Options for Children
Posted on September 14, 2012 at 03:40 PM
The American Federation for Children—the nation’s voice for school choice— today called on Illinois policymakers to begin focusing on parents and children most in need by supporting comprehensive school choice in Illinois.
Louisiana Teachers Union Makes Racially-Charged Claims about Black Education Reform Group
Posted on August 30, 2012 at 12:00 AM
One of the largest teachers’ unions in Louisiana said in a statement early today that the Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO)—a national group committed to helping give low-income African American families access to high-quality educational choices—“endorses teaching that the KKK is good,” a baseless an unsubstantiated claim that represents a new low in their continued opposition to reforms that challenge the educational status quo.
Louisiana Supreme Court Rejects Attempt to Block Statewide Voucher Program
Posted on August 17, 2012 at 03:12 PM
The Louisiana Supreme Court on Wednesday denied an injunction request aimed at stopping the statewide school voucher program, the latest in a number of recent legal actions in favor of expanded educational opportunities for families.
AFC Reaffirms Commitment to School Choice Champions Following Primary Results
Posted on August 15, 2012 at 03:13 PM
The American Federation for Children—the nation’s voice for school choice—today reaffirmed its support for legislators and candidates across Wisconsin who favor expanded educational options for families, following disappointing primary results last night.