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Groups Dismiss Report Critical Of ALEC’s Influence Over Education Policy

Two groups namedĀ  yesterday in a report which criticizes ALEC – the American Legislative Exchange Council ā€“ for its ā€œdamaging influenceā€ on public education policy have responded. Progress FloridaĀ and eight other left-leaning organizations from around the country issued the report, ALEC v. Kids: ALEC’s Assault On Public Education. ALEC crafts model legislation mostly promoting right-leaning […]

Progressive Groups Target ALEC For “Damaging Influence” On Education

An organization which crafts model legislation for states is catching blame for education policies it has supported around the country. The American Legislative Exchange Council ā€“ better known as ALEC – describes itself as a non-profit, non-partisan organization that focuses on policy relating to “free markets, limited government and constitutional division of powers between the […]

Report Says ALEC Has Growing Influence In Florida Education Policy

The conservative-leaning American Legislative Exchange Council has a growing footprint in Florida, particularly education policy, according to a new report by a coalition of liberal-leaning advocacy groups. From the reportā€™s executive summary: This corporateā€funded 501(c)(3) organizationā€¦has unprecedented access to lawmakers and to the composition of the bills they pass into law. Out of Floridaā€™s 160 […]

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