Children are heading back to their classrooms across Louisiana. Parents have bought new school uniforms, notebooks and other back-to-school essentials. Children are looking forward to reuniting with their friends and share stories of what they did this summer. That’s what’s happening for the majority of children. But for a group of 442 children, who we […]
LFC president Ann Duplessis discusses the impact to Louisiana families who were previously awarded scholarships and are now on a wait list, just days before the start of the new school year.
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.
In a city known for its unique cuisine, students who attend a network of New Orleans charter schools are getting hands-on experience with food.
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 […]
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.
Annual parental choice survey finds a majority of parents approve of academic gains and support Louisiana’s school choice program More than 93 percent of parents participating in the Louisiana Scholarship Program say they are satisfied with every aspect of the program, which allows students to escape underperforming schools by attending the participating private school of […]