U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy (La.) introduced the Educational Choice for Children Act (ECCA). This bill would help over 1 million students and complement the work states are already doing to support choice by providing up to $10 billion in annual tax credits for corporate and individual donations to non-profit Scholarship Granting Organizations.
Kenneth Campbell is Chief Executive Officer of New Schools for Baton Rouge. Ken discusses the K-12 education landscape in Baton Rouge, the growth of public charter schools and the Center for Research on Education Outcomes report on the city of Baton Rouge’s public school academic performance in May.
Aulston G. Taylor is president of St. Augustine High School, a college preparatory school for young men in New Orleans, La. St. Augustine High School has built a legacy serving as the training ground for leadership through academic excellence, moral values, Christian responsibility, and reasonable, consistent discipline.
Parents participating in the Louisiana Scholarship Program overwhelmingly approve of the schools their children attend, according to results of the American Federation for Children Louisiana’s annual Parental Satisfaction Survey.
Black Minds Matter Presents School Founders Day Celebrating Louisiana’s Black Owned/Founded Schools. On Wednesday, April 27th Black Minds Matter, a national movement to celebrate Black minds, support excellence, and promote the development of high-quality school options for Black students, will celebrate Louisiana’s Black Owned/Founded Schools.
Adia Wells is founder and head of school at Ignite Classical School in Shreveport, La. With the school opening in August 2022, Wells discusses Ignite’s unique classical curriculum that integrates rich ideas from history, literature, mathematics, science, art, music, nature study, and five languages.