We are celebrating the lives and accomplishments of those who have made contributions that have changed our lives. These Black History figures have had a far-reaching influence in Louisiana and beyond in every walk of life.
The following is a statement from Kelli Bottger, Regional Government Affairs Director of the American Federation for Children, on the passing of former Louisiana State Representative Steve Carter. Representative Carter served in the House of Representatives for 12 years advancing innovative solutions to the challenges facing the people of District 68 and the state of Louisiana. […]
Are schools successfully teaching students with special needs during COVID-19?
The Louisiana Scholarship Program provides students with additional opportunities to attend the school of their choice. Student applicants are eligible to receive state-funded Scholarships to enroll in participating nonpublic schools or high-performing public schools.
Is your child’s home an extension of the classroom? In this edition of Choice Conversations we follow the stories of Ka’Mauri Harrison and Tomie Brown, two Jefferson Parish public school students who were participating in class lessons on Zoom while a BB gun was in view of the camera. This led to threatened suspensions by their public school […]
With all of the tragedies and turmoil afflicting our country, the American Federation for Children has been eagerly advocating for children and their K-12 educational opportunities.