Louisiana’s National School Choice Week tour is visiting schools across the state. Parents, students and education leaders are raising public awareness of all types of education options for children, including public charter schools, traditional public schools, scholarship schools, online schools and homeschooling.
The Louisiana Federation for Children (LFC), the state’s voice for educational choice; along with the Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO), a national organization advocating for parental choice on behalf of low-income and working-class families; and the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools (LAPCS), the only statewide entity dedicated to advocating for charter schools at […]
The Louisiana Federation for Children (LFC), the state’s voice for educational choice, today announced the opening of the statewide application period to participate in the Louisiana Scholarship Program. Beginning today, students from across the state are able to apply to participate in the program, which allows low-income families with students enrolled in a Louisiana public […]
With the swearing in of John Bel Edwards this week as Louisiana’s new governor, the attention of parents with children in the Louisiana Scholarship Program are focused squarely on Baton Rouge. They will be watching to see what the Edwards administration and state legislature’s attitude is toward educational choice options. Parents like Corinne Celestine, whose […]
Gov. Bobby Jindal traveled to New Orleans on Dec. 15 to visit St. Benedict the Moor School, a school that supports students enrolled in the statewide scholarship program. During his visit, Gov. Jindal took a tour of the school, visited classrooms, and met with children and their parents to hear about the progress of the scholarship […]
Baton Rouge, LA (Nov. 22, 2015) – The Louisiana Federation for Children (LFC), the state’s voice for educational choice, congratulates its endorsed candidates, who won in 44 of 57 primary and runoff races in which Louisiana Federation for Children Political Action Committee (LFC PAC) invested. These victorious candidates represent even stronger bipartisan support of educational choice […]
A new poll released by the Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO) and sponsored in part by the American Federation for Children, found 6 in 10 African Americans support school choice programs in their communities.
Slams DOJ’s attempt to undermine Louisiana Scholarship Program The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice and its state affiliate, the Louisiana Federation for Children, celebrated a decision from the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in ruling against the U.S. Department of Justice’s attempt to regulate and undermine the state’s private school […]