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Charter Schools Deserve Freedom of Choice
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Charter Schools Deserve Freedom of Choice

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The issue is whether charter school leadership will make the decision on when or whether to return to the OPSB or whether the legislature in Baton Rouge will.

Louisiana’s Course Choice Revolution
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Louisiana’s Course Choice Revolution

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Course Choice is the revolutionary education tool that Louisiana parents and students can use to ensure that they get the high quality classes they deserve, even if the local public school does not offer them.

High Stakes for Jefferson Parish
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High Stakes for Jefferson Parish

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Given the Republican wave that washed away the union’s national ambitions last month, it would be a remarkable development if politically conservative Jefferson Parish elected to turn its School Board over to the friends of the American Federation of Teachers.

Why a National Teachers Union Wants to Turn Back the Clock in Jefferson Parish
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Why a National Teachers Union Wants to Turn Back the Clock in Jefferson Parish

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Jefferson is overcoming these challenges because strong leaders have implemented sensible policies and put results ahead of pleasing special interests. As other districts look to Jefferson and realize that unions are hindering reform, the tide will turn against organizations like the American Federation of Teachers.

Pelican Institute Statement on DOJ Attempt to Block School Vouchers in Louisiana
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Pelican Institute Statement on DOJ Attempt to Block School Vouchers in Louisiana

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It is appalling that a federal agency charged with protecting our civil rights would use its considerable powers to deny Louisiana children access to a better education.