A newly released white paper by researchers at the University of Arkansas has concluded that eliminating the Louisiana Scholarship Program as a way of saving money would do just the opposite.
LFC president Ann Duplessis joined the Hayride’s “Red Bayou Show” to discuss the challenges facing school choice and education reform in Louisiana. Click here to listen.
“In looking at the resulting findings, it is important that we understand the conditions in which the program operated in 2012 and acknowledge the challenges and the improvements it has seen since then.”
Louisiana State University’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs released the 2016 Louisiana Survey, which looked at public policy issues facing the state. Survey results revealed Louisiana residents favored the school choice options of vouchers and charter schools. The LSU survey found that 58 percent of public school parents support for providing vouchers to […]
LFC president Ann Duplessis and the Urban League of Greater New Orleans’ Ethan Ashley discuss public education issues on “Urban Speaks”. Click here to listen.
Back to Bad Schools in the Bayou March 18, 2016 If Democrats are so committed to equality and fairness, why do the party’s politicians protect teachers unions over minority students looking for a good education? The latest example is on display in Louisiana, where new Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards is trying to curb school […]
Education leaders and policy makers gathered in Baton Rouge this week to discuss the success and future challenges of Louisiana’s school choice movement during the Mini Policy Summit on School Choice. Former Louisiana Superintendent of Education Paul Pastorek stressed the importance of building on the progress made during the past decade to an audience that […]
During Louisiana’s celebration of National School Choice Week parents from across the state engaged in passionate discussions about the importance of all types of education options for children. At events in Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Metairie and New Orleans parents and educators shared the positive impact of Louisiana’s many educational choice options – including scholarship schools, […]