2018 Issues

January

WF 1_05_18 Looking Ahead: Education Reform in 2018, Trump Re-Nominates Liberal for EEOC Position, Court Rules Against Oregon Bakers in Gay Wedding Cake Case

WF 1_12_18 Plans in Motion for 529 Expansion, National School Choice Week Is Just Around the Corner!, Coming Soon-March for Life-January 19, 2018, Supreme Court Declines Hearing Mississippi Religious Liberty Case, New Report Shows that Abstinence Education Decreases Teen Sexual Activity

WF 1_19_18 FEMA Announces Churches Now Eligible for Disaster Relief Assistance, Christian School Fights for Right to Operate Out of a Church, National Religious Freedom Day

WF 1_26_18 National Leaders Highlight National School Choice Week, Thousands Participate in March for Life, HHS Creates New Office for Conscience Protection

February

WF 2_02_18 National School Choice Week Sees Record Participation, President Trump Delivers Positive Message of Progress and Freedom, U.S. Senate Fails to Pass Pro-Life Bill

WF 2_09_18 New Poll Shows Strong Support for School Choice, Research Shows Christianity in U.S. Growing Stronger, Illinois Battle to Advance School Choice

WF 2_16_18 President’s Proposed Budget Cuts Education Spending and Increases School Choice, National Prayer Breakfast, Report on Mexico City Policy 

WF 2_23_18 Expansion of 529 Plans Can Help Parents Pay for Christian Education, AACS Applauds New FEMA Policy, Judicial Nominations Waiting Senate Confirmation, Court Rules in Favor of Religious LIberty in Wedding Cake Case

March

WF 3_02_18 Administration Discusses Educational Priorities and School Safety at CPAC, Report Shows How Families Benefit from Florida’s ESA Program, Opportunity for Christian School Participation in President’s Education Awards Program

WF 3_09_18 Resources Offer Information on States’ Adjustment of New Federal Plan for School Choice, Ohio Judge Rules Against Parental Rights, Michigan Legislators Ask Attorney General to Investigate Church for Identity Workshop

WF 3_16_18 White House Plan for Strengthening School Security, First Amendment Defense Act Reintroduced, Iowa Senate Approves Bill to Ban Abortions Once Heartbeat is Detected

WF 3_23_18 AACS Offers Public Comments Supporting Religious Liberty, Federal School Choice Bills Introduced, Immediate Aid for Schools Affected by Natural Tragedies

WF 3_29_18 States Work on Updating 529 Plans to Expand School Choice Opportunities, Supreme Court Should Spare Pro-Lifers from Compelled Pro-Abortion Speech, Mississippi Governor Signs, Federal Judge Quickly Challenges Abortion Law

April

WF 4_06_18 Omnibus Bill, Education Funding, and Private Schools, AACS to Host National Competition Next Week, Federal Commission on School Safety Holds First Meeting, Florida Expands Choice Program

WF 4_20_18 AACS Hosts National Competition, Religious Litmus Test for Mike Pompeo during Senate Hearing, National Report Card Shows No Improvement in Education, PROSPER Act Provides Protections for Students at Private Faith-based Colleges

WF 4_27_18 California Assembly Passes Bill That Stifles First Amendment, State-Funded Preschool Growing Despite Lacking in Funding, Ministerial Housing Allowance Ruled Unconstitutional by Judge

May

WF 5_04_18 Debate over Military School Choice Intensifies, The ABCs of School Choice, Court Challenge to Montana’s Tax Credit Program

WF 5_11_18 School Choice Highlighted in Washington, D.C., President Trump Establishes New Faith and Community Initiative, Iowa Governor Signs Strict Abortion Ban

WF 5_18_18 States Consider School Safety Legislation, Georgia Expands School Choice, Administration Looking to Revise Regulations for Religious Colleges

WF 5_25_18 Betsy DeVos Explains Education Priorities to Congress, Trump Administration Proposes New Rule to Defund Planned Parenthood, California Judge Rules in Favor of Christian Baker

June

WF 6_01_18 School Safety Commission Conducts Meeting, Iowa Expands School Choice, Courts Side with Transgender Students

WF 6_08_18 Victory for Christian Baker in Religious Liberty Case, School Choice Analysis of DC Program, AACS Joins Support for Religious Freedom in the PROSPER Act, Update

WF 6_15_18 AACS Participates in School Safety Meeting, New Mexico Supreme Court Revisits Case on Textbooks for Private Schools, Congressmen Call for Investigation into Planned Parenthood

WF 6_22_18 School Board Ignore Parents’ Concerns Over Charges to Sex Education, School Safety and School Choice, Missouri Defunds Planned Parenthood