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.
Good Morning The real-life impact of underfunding the Louisiana Scholarship Program is illustrated in this WDSU story on a New Orleans mom learning her scholarship award was rescinded because of budget cuts. Nikesha Hudson knew where to place the blame: “The governor said no child would lose the scholarship because of the budget cuts.” http://bit.ly/2asXiyX
Good Morning Louisiana Superintendent John White kicked off his eight-stop tour Tuesday in Lafayette to discuss the creation of educational opportunities for students to develop a long-term Louisiana state plan which also aligns with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). http://bit.ly/2apXkry