Annual parental choice survey finds an overwhelming majority of parents approve of academic gains and support Louisiana’s school choice program More than 93 percent
The Louisiana Federation for Children (LFC), the state’s voice for educational choice, held a press conference at the Louisiana Capitol on April 28, where parents called on Governor John Bel Edwards to fully fund the Louisiana Scholarship Program. Parents were joined by clergy members to voice their opposition to Governor Edwards’ proposed budget that would […]
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.
Parents and students testified before the House Appropriations Committee in support of the Louisiana Scholarship Program, asking lawmakers to provide full funding for the program.
“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.”
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 […]
WNBA legend, 4-time Olympic gold medal winner and Champion for Choice, Lisa Leslie was in Baton Rouge, La., on Tuesday, speaking with Louisiana lawmakers about the importance of school choice. During the Louisiana School Choice Legislative Reception, Leslie shared the story of when she realized the importance of choice, when she and her husband had to […]