AFC 2014 Policy Summit Day 1 Recap

2014 AFC Policy Summit Recap May 20, 2014 The #EdRevolution has begun! It’s time to stop talking and doing – empowering parents with the opportunity to choose the best education for their child! Today hundreds of like-minded people gathered together … Continued

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American Federation for Children Calls on Illinois Officials to Expand Educational Options for Children

Chicago teachers union strike emphasizes need to put students first by enacting school choice The American Federation for Children—the nation’s voice for school choice— today called on Illinois policymakers to begin  focusing on parents and children most in need by … Continued

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BLOG: “What Would You Think of a Chef Wouldn’t Eat At His Own Restaurant?”

Click here to read the full blog post. There was a big kerfuffle last week when Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel got very impatient with a local reporter after she asked him about his decision to send his kids to private schools, despite the fact … Continued

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Meeks wants vouchers for 50,000 students

Arguing that Chicago Public Schools are “broken’’ and that parents deserve a “choice,’’ mayoral challenger James Meeks said Wednesday he would offer $4,500-a-year vouchers to 50,000 low-and-middle-income Chicago families to use toward private school tuition. … During a news conference … Continued

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