The Louisiana Federation for Children (LFC), the state’s voice for educational choice, held a press conference at the Louisiana Capitol on April 28, where parents called on Governor John Bel Edwards to fully fund the Louisiana Scholarship Program. Parents were joined by clergy members to voice their opposition to Governor Edwards’ proposed budget that would […]
Monthly Archives: April 2016
Good Morning The Louisiana Federation for Children held a press conference at the Capitol yesterday where parents called on Governor John Bel Edwards to fully fund the Louisiana Scholarship Program. Following our press conference parents took their message to the governor’s press room where he was conducting his own press briefing.
Good Morning Two articles illustrate Louisiana’s post-Bobby Jindal political landscape for school choice – Times-Picayune: Louisiana school vouchers face tougher time with John Bel Edwards in office The Advocate: Who stayed? Who went? Who never left? People, groups, things after Gov. John Bel Edwards took over
Good Morning Great news yesterday from the Senate Education Committee. Chairman Dan “Blade” Morrish announced he will not proceed with SB 361 – the bill would have removed eligibility for students who attended a public school that received a letter grade of “C” and restricted the eligibility of students entering kindergarten.
A newly released white paper by researchers at the University of Arkansas has concluded that eliminating the Louisiana Scholarship Program as a way of saving money would do just the opposite.