The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, celebrates the primary victory of Jason Fields, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin’s State Assembly District 11.
Today the American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, released the results of a Wisconsin survey showing a majority of likely voters support the statewide voucher program in the state. The survey also found Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump by a 12-point margin in the upcoming Presidential election.
Today, the Special Needs Scholarship Bill, authored by state Senator Leah Vukmir and state Representative John Jagler, passed the Senate with a 19-13 vote. SB 615 modifies and expands on a special needs voucher program created in the Wisconsin 2015 budget. The bill now moves on to Governor Scott Walker for his signature.
Today, researchers from the University of Arkansas released a study discussing the effects of school choice on a participant’s likelihood to engage in criminal activity. Their analysis found that students who participate in a school choice program persistently were less likely to participate in criminal activity, especially male students.
Recently a Florida teacher’s video went viral showing how he begins class everyday with a simple yet effective ritual. The video shows how he brings up each and every one of his students to the front of his class to compliment them so they start their day feeling special and important.