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In Response to the Signing of House Bill 2567, Craig Hulse issued the following statement on behalf of yes. every kid.

TOPEKA, Kan. — Across Kansas, families have signaled support for access to education options that are as unique as their children. With House Bill (HB) 2567 now signed into law, families will be empowered to tailor their child’s education to best meet their interests and learning styles. The opportunity for families to pursue unique learning experiences will give every kid access to the education that addresses their needs. We applaud the bipartisan support from the legislature and Governor […]

Kansas voters overwhelmingly support empowering families with increased educational opportunities for K-12 students

KANSAS CITY, KS., March 21, 2022 – A recent poll has found strong support among likely Kansas voters for allowing students to earn credits for outside-classroom learning experiences. The poll also indicates a majority of Kansas voters support allowing all students—regardless of zip code, income, or race—to access any public school they choose. When asked if […]

Governor Stitt Believes in Oklahoma Families

Oklahoma City, OK – yes. every kid. today commended Governor Stitt for his commitment to every Oklahoma student.  yes. every kid. Executive Director Andrew Clark issued the following statement following Gov. Stitt’s State of the State: “A student’s opportunities should not be limited by their family’s income, ZIP code, or school type.  We applaud Governor Stitt’s continued support to empower Oklahoma students and families with the Oklahoma Empowerment Act. There […]

Lawsuit Attempts to Eliminate Education Options for West Virginia Parents, Students

CHARLESTON, WV., January 19, 2022 – yes. every kid., an education advocacy organization that works to give every student an individualized education, and Americans for Prosperity-West Virginia (AFP-WV), today admonished a lawsuit filed against the state’s new Hope Scholarship program. The suit seeks to take away hard won educational flexibility that parents and students in […]

Mackinac Lawsuit Will Help Michigan Students Unlock Potential

LANSING, MI – yes. every kid., an education advocacy organization that works to give every student an individualized education, and Americans for Prosperity-Michigan (AFP-MI) today issued the following statements about a new lawsuit from the Mackinac Center Legal Foundation filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan that seeks to help […]

Amicus Brief Urges Supreme Court to End Banning Religious Schools from Tuition Assistance

Arlington, VA – Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFPF) and yes. every kid. last week filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case, Carson V. Makin. The brief urges the Court to rule that Maine’s discrimination against religious schools from participating in the state’s tuition assistance program violates the Free Exercise clause. […]

ICYMI: The Hill Runs yes. every kid. Op-Ed: Texas special session should extend virtual learning

AUSTIN, TX – The Hill published an op-ed penned by Andrew Clark, executive director for yes. every kid., that called for the Texas legislature to help shift Texas to a ore student-centered education system by expanding virtual options for students and attaching funds to each child. Read the op-ed here. Below are some excerpts from […]

Arizona Has Historic Year for Education, Student-Centered Reforms

NEW EDUCATION GROUP yes. every kid. LAUNCHES

Dedicated to driving a new conversation, new results and new possibilities for every kid, every family and every educator in America  Colorado Springs, CO (June 30, 2019) – At the bi-annual Stand Together summit, a new education organization was launched, yes. every kid., to stand for families, educators and all Americans who desire a K-12 education system where […]

Georgia and North Carolina Become Latest States to Test New Ways to Assess Student Achievement

WASHINGTON—U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has approved two additional states to assess student achievement in new, creative ways. Georgia and North Carolina will take part in the innovative assessments pilot program, part of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), during the 2019-2020 school year. “I’m pleased that Georgia and North Carolina are rethinking how […]