American Federation for Children

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Education

Lobbying Interests:
Education, policy issues facing the state legislature in particular issues related to public and private school choice options and related issues affecting delivery of education in state, such as taxation.

Title:
Director of State Teams

Contact
RC
Ryan Cantrell
1020 19th Street NW, Suite 675
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 280-1990
(202) 280-1989
rcantrell@federationforchildren.org
http://www.FederationforChildren.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Justin Moralez Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/26/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Scott R Jensen Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/26/2021 Withdrawn On 6/30/2021
Calvin A Lee Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 3/15/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 59
Assembly Bill 59
Relating to: applications for the full-time open enrollment program in the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school years and the family income requirement for the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program in the 2021-22 school year. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 118
Assembly Bill 118
Relating to: full-time open enrollment to attend a fully virtual program offered by a nonresident school district during the 2021-22 school year. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 119
Assembly Bill 119
Relating to: applications for full-time open enrollment.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 122
Assembly Bill 122
Relating to: microschools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/29/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 261
Assembly Bill 261
Relating to: the department of public instruction's waiver authority related to parental choice programs, the Special Needs Scholarship Program, and independent charter schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/29/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 420
Assembly Bill 420
Relating to: payments to an independent charter school authorized by a tribal college. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 219

For
Notification Date
9/20/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 963
Assembly Bill 963
Relating to: rights reserved to a parent or guardian of a child.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 967
Assembly Bill 967
Relating to: high-performing charter schools authorized by school boards. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 968
Assembly Bill 968
Relating to: creating a Charter School Authorizing Board and allowing the board to authorize independent charter schools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 970
Assembly Bill 970
Relating to: eliminating income limits for parental choice programs; eliminating pupil participation limits for the statewide parental choice program; private school tuition charged to a pupil participating in a parental choice program; and creating an edu...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 41
Senate Bill 41
Relating to: applications for the full-time open enrollment program in the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school years and the family income requirement for the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program in the 2021-22 school year. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/29/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 221
Senate Bill 221
Relating to: transportation to a private school during the 2020-21 school year for pupils who reside in a first class city school district. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/29/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 302
Senate Bill 302
Relating to: the department of public instruction's waiver authority related to parental choice programs, the Special Needs Scholarship Program, and independent charter schools.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 56

For
Notification Date
4/29/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 423
Senate Bill 423
Relating to: payments to an independent charter school authorized by a tribal college. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Budget Bill Subjects

Public Instruction: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/3/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

The expansion of educational choice, including parental choice programs and charter schools.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The expansion of educational choice, including parental choice programs and charter schools.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/26/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Giving students access to more courses in public and private schools.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Giving students access to more courses in public and private schools.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/26/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Course choice - giving Wisconsin students access to more public schools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Course choice - giving Wisconsin students access to more public schools

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/26/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

A school and school district accountability system.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
A school and school district accountability system.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/26/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$3,729.00
2021
July - December
$909.00
2022
January - June
$3,349.17
Total $7,987.17
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
49.25
2021
July - December
11.00
2022
January - June
32.00
Total 92.25
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
0.00
2021
July - December
6.00
2022
January - June
0.00
Total 6.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: full-time open enrollment to attend a fully virtual program offered by a nonresident school district during the 2021-22 school year. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: microschools. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the department of public instruction's waiver authority related to parental choice programs, the Special Needs Scholarship Program, and independent charter schools.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: applications for the full-time open enrollment program in the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school years and the family income requirement for the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program in the 2021-22 school year. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the department of public instruction's waiver authority related to parental choice programs, the Special Needs Scholarship Program, and independent charter schools.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: applications for the full-time open enrollment program in the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school years and the family income requirement for the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program in the 2021-22 school year. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
45 %
2021
July - December
45 %
2022
January - June
45 %
2022
July - December
Total 45 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
45 %
2021
July - December
45 %
2022
January - June
45 %
2022
July - December
Total 45 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures