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The American Federation for Children is dedicated to providing members of the media with timely, accurate assistance regarding school choice issues. To arrange an interview, contact Matt Frendewey at MFrendewey@FederationForChildren.org or call (202) 280-1986.

Dr. Steve Perry to give keynote speech at AFC national policy summit

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 12:00 AM | Washington, D.C.

Washington D.C. (April 24, 2014) – The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, is pleased to announce Dr. Steve Perry will speak at the 5th Annual AFC National Policy Summit, #EdRevolution: Breaking Down Barriers to Educational Choice. Dr. Perry was featured in CNN’s Black in America series and is the founder and principal of the Capital Preparatory Magnet School, named one of U.S. News and World Report’s top schools in the country. 

AFC announces Dr. Sugata Mitra as keynote speaker at national policy summit

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 12:00 AM | Washington, D.C.

Washington D.C. (April 22, 2014) – The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, is pleased to announce Dr. Sugata Mitra will speak at the 5th Annual AFC National Policy Summit, #EdRevolution: Breaking Down Barriers to Educational Choice. Dr. Mitra is a Professor of Educational Technology at Newcastle University and winner of the 2013 TED Global Prize for his vision to build a school in the cloud where children can learn from one another.  

Kansas becomes 19th school choice state, 40th program

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 12:00 AM | Washington, D.C.

Washington, DC (April 22, 2014) – The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, today celebrates Kansas for becoming the 19th state and 40th program nationally to offer low-income and special needs children educational choice. Gov. Sam Brownback (R-KS) signed the scholarship tax credit program into law yesterday, among other educational reforms and funding increases. 

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.

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.