The Louisiana Federation for Children participates in the 2017 Urban League of Greater New Orleans Schools Expo at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Good Morning Happy Lundi Gras. It was 50 years ago when the St. Augustine Marching 100 band became the first band from a predominantly African-American high school to march in the Rex parade. Here’s The Times-Picayune’s look back: http://bit.ly/2l3Ca9P Have a great Mardi Gras!
AFC Applauds the Passage of the Course Access Program by Large, Bipartisan Majority in Missouri House
Yesterday, the Missouri House passed a bill that will expand the opportunity for high school students to enroll in classes at another school or virtually. The bill received wide bipartisan support with a vote margin of 124-31.
Good Morning The American Federation for Children urges the Trump Administration and Congress to act with urgency to take action on proposals in Congress that would expand educational choice including portability of federal K-12 funds, expanding 529 plans and increasing funding for public charter schools.
The American Federation for Children (AFC), the nation’s voice for educational choice, urges the Trump Administration and Congress to act with urgency to facilitate educational opportunity for millions of K-12 students who are trapped in schools that are not meeting their needs.
Good Morning Deadlines . . . Friday is the application deadline for the Louisiana Scholarship Program, as well as the OneApp enrollment deadline in New Orleans. Today is the final day of Louisiana’s legislative special session. The Advocate reports as the clock winds down the budget gap narrows.