Wednesday, April 3, 2013

AFC's Kevin P. Chavous Featured Guest on PBS NewsHour

If you have been following our Facebook and Twitter pages closely, you are aware that AFC’s Kevin P. Chavous was a featured guest on Monday’s PBS NewsHour.    Kevin, along with National Education Association president Dennis Van Roekel, discussed the Indiana Supreme Courtdecision upholding the state’s voucher program, along with the call to provide low- to middle-income families with educational options. 

If you happened to miss it, you are in luck!  Click below to watch the full interview.   

Kevin’s remarks were also the focus of a piece written by D.C. charter advocate Mark Lerner today in the Examiner in support of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program.   Lerner said, “I love the urgency of Mr. Chavous' remarks. We know we are tens of thousands of high quality education seats short in the nation's capital. So as we allow competition to fix our public education system why don't we expand the Opportunity Scholarship Program to assist many more than the 1,600 children currently enrolled in the plan?”

- American Federation for Children | Alliance for School Choice, KMS

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