federal education freedom pledge

Club for Growth and American Federation for Children Partner to Launch Federal Education Freedom Pledge

Washington, D.C. – Club for Growth and the American Federation for Children have partnered to launch the _____ pledge to educate citizens about which elected officials and candidates support meaningful federal school freedom legislation. Active members of Congress as well as declared candidates are encouraged to sign the pledge to show their commitment to funding students over systems. _______ from _______ wrote an exclusive report covering the launch and the initial signatories who include …

“We are proud to partner with American Federation for Children, the leading school freedom organization in the country, to launch the ______ pledge,” said Club for Growth President David McIntosh. “After so many tremendous victories at the state level, it is clear there is widespread support for school freedom from parents across the country. Now is the time for the federal action to capitalize on this momentum and create an educational system that works for everyone nationwide.”

“This is a new era for our K-12 system,” said Tommy Schultz, CEO of the American Federation for Children. “There’s been a tidal wave of expansions of educational freedom in the last year, and AFC has been honored to partner with parents, advocates, and policymakers to propel these school choice victories for families. Now, we are thrilled to partner with Club for Growth to ensure the promise of school freedom is demanded from federal candidates and federal lawmakers. Congress has the power to tear down barriers to life changing educational opportunity for millions of students, especially in this time of crisis where new data shows only 13% of 8th graders are proficient in U.S. history.