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

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.

School Choice Is Opening Doors, Not Building Walls

School Choice Is Opening Doors, Not Building Walls
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The view from Robert Mann’s ivory tower in Baton Rouge does not offer a clear perspective on the educational successes unfolding in New Orleans and around our state.

The Case for Reform: Jefferson Parish Edition

The Case for Reform: Jefferson Parish Edition
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The Jefferson Parish Public School System is benefiting from a remarkable initiative for accountability and reform within the school district.

Freedom Drives Success in New Orleans Charter School Revolution

Freedom Drives Success in New Orleans Charter School Revolution
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Reforms made after the storm have transformed the New Orleans public education system, with the most notable of these changes dubbed the “charter school revolution.”

Why Course Choice Matters

Why Course Choice Matters
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Given the wealth of options, Course Choice has the potential to deeply impact student achievement at all grade levels, as well as provide for the career and college readiness of our student population.