Good Morning Schools are opening across the state. 442 children and their parents remain in limbo, waiting to see if their Louisiana Scholarship Program awards will be honored. Watchdog.org takes a look at the plight of a Baton Rouge mother and daughter – on the wait list. http://bit.ly/2b52bxm
Monthly Archives: August 2016
Children are heading back to their classrooms across Louisiana. Parents have bought new school uniforms, notebooks and other back-to-school essentials. Children are looking forward to reuniting with their friends and share stories of what they did this summer. That’s what’s happening for the majority of children. But for a group of 442 children, who we […]
10 solid victories for educational choice, despite well-funded special interest attacks from Tennessee arm of National Education Association.
Good Morning The Advocate columnist Jeff Sadow dissects Gov. John Bel Edwards’ opposition to school choice. “When Gov. John Bel Edwards stands in front of the schoolhouse door to block lower-income children from exercising educational choice, he does it with bravado.” http://bit.ly/2aSzcwu
Good Morning “These results are encouraging,” says state education superintendent John White said of the results from the spring 2016 LEAP assessments. While overall student performance improved, achievement gaps between peers persist. Press Release: http://bit.ly/2aFQWdE
Good Morning Orleans Parish School Board member Cynthia Cade’s disqualification is official. Cade has been barred from seeking re-election Nov. 8. Urban League of Greater New Orleans executive Ethan Ashley, Cade’s only opponent, wins the seat. http://bit.ly/2awzp6O
LFC president Ann Duplessis discusses the impact to Louisiana families who were previously awarded scholarships and are now on a wait list, just days before the start of the new school year.