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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
Share This: Facebook Twitter YouTube Washington, D.C. (Jan. 4, 2016) – The American Federation for Children (AFC), the nation’s voice for educational choice, today celebrated a decision by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to end its overreaching and unnecessary...read more
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.read more
This week, headlines out of Wisconsin have been touting the state’s enrollment numbers for its Wisconsin Parental Choice Program. Since last fall, the number of students enrolled in the voucher program have more than doubled and so has the number of participating schools. This year, the program has 2,514 compared to last year’s 1,007, and the number of participating schools has jumped from 31 to 82 qualifying schools.read more
2016 Walton Award Recipient – Henry Tyson, St. Marcus School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
American Federation for Children shares Dani Rossa’s story and the importance of a Wisconsin Special Needs Scholarship program.
Kevin P. Chavous talks to Alex Witt about the 2016 election cycle, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and educational choice.