07.06.2015 AFC Daily News Clips – morning edition

Good morning: I hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July! I caught my first Capitol Concert, quite an awesome experience. In DC, expect much of the “education air” to be sucked up by the No Child Left Behind debate. … Continued

07.02.2015 AFC Daily News Clips – morning edition

Good morning: Wishing everyone an early happy 4th of July! Florida’s private school choice programs tops 100,000 students and Jon East, vice president of policy for Step Up For Students, has an op-ed in today’s Sun Sentinel. Have a great … Continued

07.01.2015 AFC Daily News Clips – morning edition

Good morning: Great news from Ohio this late last night, Gov. John Kasich signed the state budget into law which increases EdChoice scholarships amounts, increases the caps on Autism Scholarships and the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship (JPSNS), increases funding … Continued

AFC expresses disappointment in Colorado Supreme Court ruling against the Douglas County Choice Scholarship Program

Today the Colorado Supreme Court ruled against the Douglas County Choice Scholarship Program, denying hundreds of students the opportunity to attend the school of their parents’ choice. Since the program was passed in 2011, it has faced drawn out legal … Continued

Denver Public Schools Making Big Changes

By Kimberly Sawatka In case you missed it in recent weeks, the Denver Public School System (DPS) has released new information for the Denver Plan, laying out a set of goals to improve student achievement and school quality. This strategy … Continued