Louisiana has long been home to innovative school choice options. The state’s widespread adoption of charter schools a decade ago has been embraced across the country. Will the newest Bayou State innovation garner a similar same level of acceptance?
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 […]
Imagine how a mother feels after getting a letter stating her child has been awarded a state-funded scholarship to attend a private school. Joyful.
In the battle to fully fund the Louisiana Scholarship Program, parents were front and center as advocates for the program that allows their children to escape underperforming schools by attending the participating private school of their choice. During three legislative sessions, which included two special sessions, parents went to the state Capitol on numerous occasions […]
Lutheran High School valedictorian Jessica Waddell thanks her mother who insisted she enroll at Lutheran High School.
Annual parental choice survey finds a majority of parents approve of academic gains and support Louisiana’s school choice program More than 93 percent of parents participating in the Louisiana Scholarship Program say they are satisfied with every aspect of the program, which allows students to escape underperforming schools by attending the participating private school of […]
Annual parental choice survey finds an overwhelming majority of parents approve of academic gains and support Louisiana’s school choice program More than 93 percent
With the swearing in of John Bel Edwards this week as Louisiana’s new governor, the attention of parents with children in the Louisiana Scholarship Program are focused squarely on Baton Rouge. They will be watching to see what the Edwards administration and state legislature’s attitude is toward educational choice options. Parents like Corinne Celestine, whose […]