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 […]
During Louisiana’s celebration of National School Choice Week parents from across the state engaged in passionate discussions about the importance of all types of education options for children. At events in Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Metairie and New Orleans parents and educators shared the positive impact of Louisiana’s many educational choice options – including scholarship schools, […]
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 […]
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 […]
New Orleans is ranked as the best city in America for school choice. That’s the conclusion of “America’s Best (And Worst) Cities for School Choice”. The report by The Thomas B. Fordham Institute showed which thirty U.S. cities are the best and worst for school choice. The report’s definition of school choice included a wide […]
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 […]