Shari Burks is on a singular mission – to provide the best possible education for her grandchildren. Thanks to tuition scholarships from the Louisiana Scholarship Program, Shari’s seven grandchildren now attend Hosanna Christian Academy in Baton Rouge.
Willie was physically assaulted at his public school. With a Louisiana scholarship, he was able to find a “safe space.”
Students and families from across Louisiana gathered at the State Capitol to celebrate the first ever Private School Choice Day.
LFC President Ann Duplessis joined more than 1,000 children at the Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio, to rally for school choice options.
Louisiana parents and supporters of the Louisiana Scholarship Program testify before the House Appropriations Committee on April 18, 2017. The committee is considering funding for the Scholarship Program in the 2017-2018 state budget.
The Good Shepherd school breaks ground on its new school site in New Orleans’ Gentilly neighborhood.
Louisiana for Children President Ann Duplessis discusses school choice as a moral and civil right. “We are still in a major war against inequity in education. School choice is leveling the playing field,” said Duplessis.
The Louisiana Federation for Children joined with parents, grandparents and community leaders in Baton Rouge and New Orleans to celebrate National School Choice Week.
WNBA legend, 4-time Olympic gold medal winner and Champion for Choice, Lisa Leslie and founding American Federation for Children board member Kevin P. Chavous joined Louisiana Scholarship Program families in Baton Rouge at the Louisiana Federation for Children’s Christmas Celebration.
WNBA legend, 4-time Olympic gold medal winner and Champion for Choice, Lisa Leslie joined Louisiana Scholarship Program families in Baton Rouge on Tuesday (Dec. 13) at the Louisiana Federation for Children’s Christmas Celebration.
Kevin P. Chavous, founding board member of the American Federation for Children, encouraged parents, many of whom were impacted by the Louisiana’s 2016 Flood, to continue to fight for the best education for their children.
Louisiana Federation for Children President Ann Duplessis provides update of educational choice options at the Urban League of Greater New Orleans 2016 Legislative Breakfast.
Jalen Robinson is a perfect example of how needs can change for student during his or her scholastic career. Thanks to the Louisiana Scholarship Program, Jalen went from being recommended for special education to one of the top students in her class at New Orleans’ Good Shepherd School.
Louisiana Federation for Children chairman Eddie Rispone discusses the importance of fully funding the Louisiana Scholarship Program. More
Sandra Watson tells how the Louisiana Scholarship Program transformed the life of her grandson Dontrell.
“I wanted my children to have a better education. I really do appreciate the Louisiana Scholarship Program because it allows them to get the education they need, and it’s not in a school environment where they have bullying,” says Kalyne Gilmore.
The Augustus Family says the Louisiana Scholarship Program has allowed their son Willie to become an honor roll student. “He went from not wanting to go to school, to love going to school.”
Lutheran High School valedictorian Jessica Waddell thanks her mother who insisted she enroll at Lutheran High School. More
Education leaders and policy makers gathered in Baton Rouge this week to discuss the success and future challenges of Louisiana’s school choice movement during the Mini Policy Summit on School Choice.
Parents and students testified before the House Appropriations Committee in support of the Louisiana Scholarship Program, asking lawmakers to provide full funding for the program.
WNBA legend, 4-time Olympic gold medal winner and Champion for Choice, Lisa Leslie was in Baton Rouge, La., on Tuesday (Mar. 16, 2016), speaking with Louisiana lawmakers about the importance of school choice.
New Orleans mother Corrine Celestine and her two children are successfully working as a family toward their tomorrow. This family has the right opportunities today thanks to school choice.
The Louisiana Scholarship Program provides tuition scholarships for low-income families to send their children to a participating private school of their choice. Louisiana Federation for Children president Ann Duplessis tells us about it.
LFC president Ann Duplessis previews the opening of the Louisiana Scholarship Program’s application period, Jan. 19 to Feb. 26.
Gov. Bobby Jindal traveled to New Orleans on Dec. 15 to visit St. Benedict the Moor School, a school that supports students enrolled in the statewide scholarship program.
Louisiana Federation for Children president Ann Duplessis discusses how the Louisiana Scholarship Program empowers low-income families with the same opportunity as more affluent parents already have – the financial resources to send their child to the school of their choice.