STATEMENT: America First Applauds Governor Bill Lee for Introducing Major School Choice Bill
The America First Policy Institute’s (AFPI) Center for Education Opportunity released the following statement from Laurie Todd-Smith, Ph.D., Director of the Centers for the American Child and Education Opportunity at AFPI, praising Tennessee Governor Bill Lee for introducing the Education Freedom Scholarship Act.
ISSUE BRIEF: Cherry Creek School District Records Request
The Cherry Creek School District (CCSD), located near Denver, Colorado, is conspiring against parents concerned about critical race theory (CRT) to ensure it remains in classrooms.
An Overview of Federal Parental Rights Protections in The United States
Over the last few years, parental rights have consistently been trampled on by school boards, school administrators, teachers’ unions, and even some teachers. An ever-growing movement is now infusing classrooms with race-based policies that teach young children to judge others based on skin color, instruction that sexualizes young children, and materials designed to undermine the nuclear family.
STATEMENT: AFPI Praises Texas Governor Greg Abbott for Prioritizing Education Opportunity in Next Week’s Special Session
Toolkit: Combating Fentanyl in Schools
Street drugs have long been pervasive in American society, but in recent years they have taken a deadly turn, transcending any prior experience in volume and lethality. From 2020 to 2021, synthetic opioid deaths—largely driven by fentanyl—surged by more than 20%, killing more than 71,000 Americans (National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2023).