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Episode 683: Walter Blanks, Jr.- Press Secretary of the American Federation for Children on Successful School Choice Programming Stacy on the Right

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Walter Blanks Jr. is the Press Secretary for AFC and a private school choice program beneficiary. From a young age, Walter recognized that many children are still stuck in underperforming schools and wanted to do something about it. Before joining AFC full-time, Walter was chosen for the first cohort of the American Federation for Children Future Leaders Fellowship, a year-long advocacy and professional development program for graduates of private school choice programs.


Before moving to Washington, D.C. to join the national team, Walter championed educational freedom and shared his story across the country serving as a 2018 50CAN National Voices Fellow, an advocacy fellowship that aims to find, connect and support young leaders in education.


At AFC, Walter leads both the Voices for Choice and Future Leaders Fellowship programs. These flagship programs of the National Communications team elevate the voices of students, parents, and educators who have benefitted from school choice programs across America. Walter also serves as a spokesperson for AFC and frequently appears in local and national print and news media. A gifted and in-demand speaker, Walter travels across the country sharing his story and advocating for expanding educational opportunities to more children and families.


Walter received his bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Media Production from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Mount Vernon, Ohio.


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School Choice in America - American Federation for Children — School choice is about a fundamental right for parents to have access to the educational environment that serves their children best.

The American Federation for Children believes parents should have a wide range of high-quality schools or educational options to choose from – be it traditional public schools, public charter schools, private schools, or virtual learning. Private school choice, through scholarship tax credit programs, vouchers, education savings accounts and individual tuition tax credits, gives students, including those from low-income families or those with special needs the opportunity to receive tuition to attend a private school that meets their needs immediately. Click here for our school choice fact sheet and learn more about private school choice below:

Walter Blanks Jr. is the Press Secretary for AFC and a private school choice program beneficiary. From a young age, Walter recognized that many children are still stuck in underperforming schools and wanted to do something about it. Before joining AFC full-time, Walter was chosen for the first cohort of the American Federation for Children Future Leaders Fellowship, a year-long advocacy and professional development program for graduates of private school choice programs.


Before moving to Washington, D.C. to join the national team, Walter championed educational freedom and shared his story across the country serving as a 2018 50CAN National Voices Fellow, an advocacy fellowship that aims to find, connect and support young leaders in education.


At AFC, Walter leads both the Voices for Choice and Future Leaders Fellowship programs. These flagship programs of the National Communications team elevate the voices of students, parents, and educators who have benefitted from school choice programs across America. Walter also serves as a spokesperson for AFC and frequently appears in local and national print and news media. A gifted and in-demand speaker, Walter travels across the country sharing his story and advocating for expanding educational opportunities to more children and families.


Walter received his bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Media Production from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Mount Vernon, Ohio.


This program is underwritten by the Alliance for Shared Health. Check out how you can cut your health insurance premiums by 40-60% by joining a health sharing alliance. ASH is that option!! Learn more...


Download our latest PDF Guide at: GUIDE: Talking to your high schoolers about politics!!


Thank you for listening!!


We are live Monday through Friday from 9p to midnight eastern on SiriusXM the Patriot channel 125!!!


Donate to support the Podcast here: paypal.me/stacyontheright
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Thanks and God Bless ya!!


-- Spiritual Encouragement --
The Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let the one who hears say, “Come!” Let the one who is thirsty come; and let the one who wishes take the free gift of the water of life.
Revelation 22:17


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School Choice in America - American Federation for Children — School choice is about a fundamental right for parents to have access to the educational environment that serves their children best.

The American Federation for Children believes parents should have a wide range of high-quality schools or educational options to choose from – be it traditional public schools, public charter schools, private schools, or virtual learning. Private school choice, through scholarship tax credit programs, vouchers, education savings accounts and individual tuition tax credits, gives students, including those from low-income families or those with special needs the opportunity to receive tuition to attend a private school that meets their needs immediately. Click here for our school choice fact sheet and learn more about private school choice below:

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