The Louisiana legislature advanced legislation which will expand school choice options for Louisiana families. The House of Representatives passed HB211 by Representative Mark Wright with bipartisan support.
The Louisiana Federation for Children congratulates Michael Melerine who was elected to the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to represent District 4.
Families in Louisiana and our nation have been challenged with ensuring the education of their children, while protecting their health. Bishop Darryl S. Brister and Pastor Joe Connelly discuss how they have guided their congregations down this challenging road.
In 2008, private school choice was a new and controversial idea in Louisiana. Ronald Briggs and Ann Duplessis share their experiences from those “early years”. They discuss how schools of choice are helping meet challenges brought about by coronavirus.
The following is a statement from Kelli Bottger, Regional Government Affairs Director of the American Federation for Children, on the passing of former Louisiana State Representative Steve Carter. Representative Carter served in the House of Representatives for 12 years advancing innovative solutions to the challenges facing the people of District 68 and the state of Louisiana. […]