Ann Duplessis, President of the Louisiana Federation for Children and Board Member of the American Federation for Children, looks back at the year like none other. She discusses the profound changes in Louisiana’s education landscape and how families can put Zoom in the rearview mirror.
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.
Louisiana Early Literacy Town Hall Thursday, April 1st @ 2 PM Join us live on YouTube! Register Early childhood literacy is seen by education experts and advocates as one of the most important factors in predicting the long term educational outcomes of students. In 2012, the Louisiana Legislature passed the Early Childhood Education Act, in […]
March 20, 2021 The Louisiana Federation for Children Action Fund congratulates Michael Melerine who advanced to the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education District 4 runoff election on April 24, 2021.
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.