The Louisiana Department of Education has released its 2014-15 Nonpublic School Choice Programs Annual Report. The report shows that over the last five years, the achievement gap between the Louisiana Scholarship Program and the statewide average has been cut nearly in half, from 32 percentage points in 2011 to 18 percentage points in 2015.
This afternoon, a series of four new studies on the Louisiana Scholarship Program will be released by the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans. In conjunction with the reports’ release, a panel discussion will be held with state leaders – including LFC president Ann Duplessis – and the authors of the reports. The panel discussion is open to the public and will take place on Monday, Feb. 22, at 4 pm at the Capitol Park Welcome Center in Baton Rouge. If you can’t be there, view the event via live stream.
Have a great week. – Paul
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