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Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Children in DOJ Voucher Case

Posted on April 09, 2014 at 12:00 AM | Louisiana

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.

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. 

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American Federation for Children Mourns the Passing of Bishop Joseph McFadden

Posted on May 02, 2013 at 04:50 PM | National

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 | Arizona

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.
 

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