Parents, students, and educators will join state and community leaders to celebrate school choice across Louisiana. School choice celebrations in New Orleans and Monroe coincide with the history-making celebration of National School Choice Week 2019 (January 20 – 26), which will feature more than 40,000 school choice events across all 50 states.
Yesterday, the U.S. Treasury Department issued guidance for corporations as it relates to contributions to non-profit organizations, many of which are providing scholarships for children to attend the school of their choice.
The Louisiana Federation for Children, the state’s voice for educational choice, has named Ronald Briggs as chairman of its board of directors after former Board Chairman, Eddie Rispone, stepped down to run for Governor of Louisiana in 2019.
Educational Eats is a training series that will introduce parents to tools that will assist them in becoming more involved in their child’s education, while supporting their teachers, schools and community.
He marched for civil rights in the 1960’s. Today, Rev. H.K. Matthews is fighting for school choice. Rev. Matthews spearheaded protests that resulted in the increased employment of African Americans in Florida, participated in the first march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., and is now a vocal advocate for school choice options.
Halli Faulkner, American Federation for Children National Policy Director, discusses the release of AFC’s 2017-2018 School Choice Guidebook.