Good Morning A huge turnout in support of school choice at Florida’s state capitol on Tuesday, as Martin Luther King III and several thousand parents and children rallied to urge the state’s largest teachers’ union to drop a lawsuit against the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship. http://bit.ly/1NiUBZS
The Louisiana Federation for Children (LFC), the state’s voice for educational choice, today announced the opening of the statewide application period to participate in the Louisiana Scholarship Program. Beginning today, students from across the state are able to apply to participate in the program, which allows low-income families with students enrolled in a Louisiana public […]
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.
Good Morning BESE selected its officers on Wednesday with Jim Garvey elected president. http://bit.ly/1OsPckH Check out Andrew Campanella’s school choice editorial in The Advertiser. Andrew is president of National School Choice Week. http://bit.ly/1PtmkZw
Good Morning A must read – the strong response from Louisiana education superintendent John White to a recent study on the Louisiana Scholarship Program and the study’s contention that the high level of private school regulation has driven away better schools. http://bit.ly/1N758Hh
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 […]