President addresses importance of school choice in joint session address

The American Federation for Children (AFC), the nation’s voice for educational choice, applauds the Trump Administration’s push to ensure that every child in America has access to a great education.

“We were pleased to hear the President offer strong support for school choice in his address to the joint session of Congress tonight,” said John Kirtley, vice-chairman of the American Federation for Children. “With the full weight of the Administration joining the 68 percent of Americans who support school choice, there has never been a better time in our country’s history to give more K-12 children better access to a high quality education. Now is the time to act with bold conviction. We urge school choice advocates to work with Congress and the Administration to pass a federal tax credit to encourage charitable giving to state non-profits who will provide scholarships for eligible children to attend the school of their parents’ choice.”

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