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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. 

Alliance for School Choice Releases 2013-14 School Choice Yearbook: Hope, Action, Results

Posted on April 04, 2014 at 12:00 AM | Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. (April 4, 2014) – Today the Alliance for School Choice, the nation’s voice for educational choice, released the 2013-14 School Choice Yearbook: Hope, Action, Results. The leading annual publication of comprehensive and up-to-date educational choice data, this year’s Yearbook reports that nationally, 308,650 students are enrolled in publicly funded private school choice programs. This represents the largest single year growth of enrollment in the history of school choice. 

Fact & Fiction: Holder falsely claims DOJ did not attempt to block Louisiana voucher program

Posted on April 04, 2014 at 12:00 AM | Washington, D.C.

Washington D.C. (April 4, 2014) – The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, reminded Attorney General Eric Holder that despite his statement today before a House subcommittee, under his direction, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) attempted to block Louisiana’s voucher program – contradicting his testimony before the House appropriations subcommittee.