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 […]
Monthly Archives: June 2016
12 out of 15 candidates who champion educational choice advance
Good Morning Proposed budget from the North Carolina House and Senate significantly increases funding for the North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship Program to give scholarships to nearly 36,000 low-income students over the next 10 years. http://bit.ly/294RzC4
Expands Opportunity Scholarship Program, Increases Teacher Pay, Increases Funding for Special Needs School Choice Program
The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, and the Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd), a national leader in reforming education, encourage both the Republican National Committee (RNC) and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to embrace school choice in their official party platforms.
Good Afternoon Louisiana’s second special legislative session – officially the 2016 Second Extraordinary Session – adjourned last night at 11:37 pm. The Louisiana Scholarship Program has been funded at $40 million. This is below last year’s funding level of $42 million. Many thanks to parents and allies who went to the legislature to press for […]