Lutheran High School valedictorian Jessica Waddell thanks her mother who insisted she enroll at Lutheran High School.
Louisiana Federation for Children
Annual parental choice survey finds a majority of parents approve of academic gains and support Louisiana’s school choice program More than 93 percent of parents participating in the Louisiana Scholarship Program say they are satisfied with every aspect of the program, which allows students to escape underperforming schools by attending the participating private school of […]
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
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Louisiana families were big winners, as candidates supporting educational choice were overwhelmingly successful in Saturday’s elections. Voters cast ballots in the gubernatorial, Board of Elementary (BESE) and Secondary Education, and legislative races. Candidates endorsed by the Louisiana Federation for Children (LFC), the state’s voice for educational choice, won or advanced to a runoff in 49 of […]
During this decade of rebirth following Hurricane Katrina, one of the more remarkable transformations has been New Orleans’ K-12 education landscape. Prior to Hurricane Katrina, public education in New Orleans was experiencing its own mini-disaster. We had a school board that was completely dysfunctional, the system’s finances were a mess and worst of all, children […]