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Sep 20, 2013, 13:40 ET

Poll: Louisiana Voters Strongly Oppose Dept. of Justice's Attempt to Block Quality Education

 The American Federation for Children, the nation's voice for educational choice, today released the results of a statewide poll showing fierce...

May 07, 2013, 17:46 ET

Louisiana Voucher Remains Legal, AFC Urges Legislature to Resolve Funding Issue

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation for Children, the nation's voice for educational choice, today...

Feb 13, 2013, 12:07 ET

American Federation for Children Applauds Senator Rubio for Proposing Federal Tax Credit Scholarship Program

Florida Senator's bill will help thousands of low-income families access a quality education  The American Federation for Children, the...

Feb 04, 2013, 11:02 ET

Arizona Legislature Introduces Increased Accountability Measures for Education Savings Account Program

Plan would strengthen one-of-a-kind school choice program The American Federation for Children—the nation's voice for educational...

Jan 31, 2013, 17:13 ET

Ohio Governor John Kasich Unveils Expanded Statewide Voucher Plan

New program, announced as part of Governor's education plan, would significantly expand educational choice eligibility to Ohio families The...

Jan 31, 2013, 11:21 ET

Georgia Voters Express Support for More Educational Choice in the Peach State

Poll conducted last month shows strong approval for wide range of educational choices for families in need Nearly three in four Georgia...

Jan 30, 2013, 16:54 ET

Prominent Former Sports Stars Take Stand for Education Choice

NBA great Jalen Rose and former WNBA legend Lisa Leslie partner with the American Federation for Children in effort to promote expanded educational...

Jan 10, 2013, 09:30 ET

American Federation for Children Spent More Than $7 Million in 2012, Expands Educational Choice Support Across the Country

New report shows that leading educational choice group and its affiliates influenced more than 200 political races A new report released...

Jan 09, 2013, 09:30 ET

Archbishop of Washington to Speak at American Federation for Children's 2013 Educational Choice Policy Summit

Cardinal Donald Wuerl will join a slate of prominent education reform leaders at AFC's national summit The American Federation for...

Dec 12, 2012, 15:51 ET

American Federation for Children Applauds Appointment of Tony Bennett as Next Florida Education Commissioner

Bennett, the outgoing Indiana superintendent, was unanimously selected by Florida's State Board of Education The American Federation for...

Nov 19, 2012, 17:03 ET

American Federation for Children Reinforces Support for D.C. Voucher Program

High-quality scholarship program has seven year record of positive results The American Federation for Children—the nation's voice for...

Nov 07, 2012, 17:25 ET

Bipartisan Educational Choice Champions Elected to Florida State Legislature

Sixteen candidates in support of expanding educational choices claim victory in competitive elections A bipartisan group of 16 candidates who...

Nov 07, 2012, 16:15 ET

Georgia Voters Approve Key Amendment to Strengthen Charter Schools

Strong showing by legislative candidates also buoys future of educational choice in Peach State  Voters in Georgia last night approved a...

Nov 07, 2012, 12:06 ET

Strong School Choice Majorities Elected to Wisconsin State Assembly and Senate

In strong numbers, voters back candidates that support educational choice  Voters in Wisconsin last night elected a coalition of...

Nov 07, 2012, 12:04 ET

Bipartisan Victories Fuel Strong Election Night Performance for Educational Choice Champions

Newly elected candidates across the state pledge to advance quality options for Arizona families The American Federation for...

Nov 07, 2012, 12:03 ET

Big Victories for Educational Choice Supporters Define Tennessee Legislative Races

Bipartisan wins set the stage for significant expansion of educational options in Volunteer State The American Federation for...

Oct 26, 2012, 08:00 ET

American Federation for Children Endorses Broad Slate of Bipartisan Legislative Candidates

Extensive list of education reformers poised to make strong electoral gains in November The American Federation for Children—the...

Oct 23, 2012, 10:28 ET

U.S. Department of Education Interference Hurts D.C. Voucher Program Enrollment

Despite bigger appropriation and strong demand, fewer children enrolled for 2012-2013 school year The highly successful D.C. Opportunity...

Oct 17, 2012, 16:47 ET

Indiana Voucher Program Enrolls More Than 9,000 Children This School Year

Choice Scholarship Program more than doubles, sets record for growth in a voucher program's second year More than 9,000 Indiana students are...

Oct 01, 2012, 10:13 ET

American Federation for Children Calls For Inclusion of Education Reform In Presidential Debates

In letters to both presidential campaigns, debate commission, Federation urges greater focus on key issue affecting America's economic future...

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