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Wisconsin Federation for Children is working to expand educational opportunities and ensure that more children have educational choice. Through our efforts we hope to create programs that will ensure all children have the opportunity to be productive citizens in the future, ensure strong and meaningful accountability provisions in all school choice programs so that more parents have access to high-quality educational options for their children, increase the number of public charter schools across the state and public school choice.

School Choice in Wisconsin, by the numbers:

Milwaukee Parental Choice Program Enrollment

Racine Parental Choice Program Enrollment

Wisconsin Parental Choice Program Enrollment

Special Needs Scholarship Program Enrollment

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, “Private School Choice Programs (MPCP, RPCP, WPCP) & Special Needs Scholarship Program (SNSP) Summary”


Past meets future at AFC national policy summit

The future of the school choice movement must include the beneficiaries of school choice themselves. This is the core belief behind the American Federation for Children’s Future Leaders Fellowship Program, which helps school choice beneficiaries who have reached...

Don’t tell me school choice is racist

Those who say school choice has racist roots are implying that parents, especially lower-income, black parents, should stay trapped in public schools that have failed their children for decades and continue to do so to this day. To recount the history of racism in the...

Voters reject hypocritical politicians on school choice

A new national poll from the pro-school choice organization the American Federation for Children shows most voters dislike politicians who deny school choice to other families while practicing it for their own. The poll of more than 2,000 registered voters found that...