2013 National Policy Summit: Go Big, Go Bold

The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, hosted the 2013 National Policy Summit, titled, “Educational Choice for Children: Go Big, Go Bold,” on May 20-21 at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.

The summit featured panels on the role of accountability in publicly funded private school choice programs and the importance of providing parents with reliable information about their school choices.

Featured Speakers Schedule:

  • Donald Cardinal Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, DC
  • Governor Mike Pence, Indiana
  • Mike McCurry, former White House Press Secretary
  • Lisa Leslie, Olympic gold medalist and former WNBA star


Photos from the Summit

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Videos from the Summit

penceKeynote address by Gov. Mike Pence
mccurryKeynote address by Mike McCurry
leslieConversation with Lisa Leslie & Kevin Chavous
WerriSpeech by school choice student, Denisha Werriweather
MyersSpeech by parent, Tera Myers
jacksonSpeech by parent, Shelia Jackson
thomasSpeech by school choice student, Sandeep Thomas
panel1Panel: Empowering Parents to Make Informed School Choices
panel2Panel: Local Leaders Standing Up for Educational Choice
panel3Panel: The Role of Accountability in Publicly Funded School Choice Programs
panel4Panel: Charter and Voucher Communities Join Forces to Fight for Children
panel5Panel: Fight for Educational Choice in State Capitols
panel6Panel: ZIP Codes Should NOT Determine Access to a Quality Education
panel7Panel: Has Educational Choice Gone Mainstream
leslie2Exclusive interview with Lisa Leslie
mikeExclusive interview with Gov. Mike Pence
policy1Policy Summit Update #1
policy2Policy Summit Update #2
policy3Policy Summit Update #3