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Author, economist and educational choice advocate Arthur Brooks to speak at AFC Policy Summit
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 12:00 AM
Washington D.C. (April 17, 2014) – The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, is pleased to announce Arthur Brooks as a keynote speaker for the 5th Annual AFC National Policy Summit, #EdRevolution: Breaking Down Barriers to Educational Choice. Brooks is an educational choice advocate, noted author and president of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). He will speak Wednesday, May 21.
Ariz. Legislature passes bill allowing small businesses to provide scholarships for low-income children
Posted on April 16, 2014 at 12:00 AM
PHOENIX (April 16, 2014) – The Arizona Federation for Children, the state’s voice for educational choice, applauds Arizona Legislators who voted in favor of allowing S-Corporations to participate in a scholarship program for children in low-income families.
SB1048, sponsored by Sen. Steve Yarbrough, gives small businesses the option of a dollar-for-dollar tax credit in exchange for their donations to the state’s school tuition organizations, or STOs—non-profit organizations that direct 90 percent of their revenue into scholarships for children who otherwise could not afford to attend a private school of their parents' choice.
Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Children in DOJ Voucher Case
Posted on April 09, 2014 at 12:00 AM
Baton Rouge, La. (April 9, 2014) – The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, celebrated a win for Louisiana's children after a federal judge denied the U.S. Dept. of Justice's request to be able to block students from participating in the Louisiana Scholarship Program.
Kansas legislature passes bill to create educational choice program
Posted on April 07, 2014 at 12:00 AM
Washington, D.C. (April 7, 2014) – The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, applauds the Kansas legislature for passing the Corporate Education Tax Credit Scholarship Program Act, which creates a scholarship tax credit program to provide additional educational options for children in the state. The bill will now be sent to Governor Sam Brownback.