Two New Laws Expand Indiana’s School Choice Programs
Posted on May 10, 2013 at 12:45 PM
The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, today applauded Indiana Gov. Mike Pence for signing House Bill 1003 and House Bill 1001 into law. Both bills expand and improve Indiana’s statewide private school choice programs.
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.
American Federation for Children Mourns the Passing of Bishop Joseph McFadden
Posted on May 02, 2013 at 04:50 PM
William Oberndorf, member of the board of directors and Chairman Emeritus of the Alliance for School Choice, issued the following statement on behalf of the American Federation for Children and Alliance for School Choice with regard to the passing of The Most Reverend Joseph McFadden, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg and Chairman of Committee on Catholic Education for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Arizona Legislators Unanimously Pass New Anti-Fraud Measures to Strengthen and Protect School Choice Program
Posted on May 01, 2013 at 02:10 PM
The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, today applauded the work of Arizona legislators for protecting the integrity of Arizona’s trailblazing Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESA) by unanimously voting in favor House Bill 2458, anti-fraud legislation that safeguards ESAs. The American Federation for Children praises all Arizona legislators for ensuring ESA funds are being used properly and adding needed accountability measures to the one-of-a-kind program. Empowerment Scholarship Accounts allow Arizona parents to take unprecedented control over their children’s education.