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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

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
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School Choice Is Opening Doors, Not Building Walls

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.

Data Shows Louisiana Schools’ Hiring and Benefits – Not Vouchers – the Cause of Budget Woes
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Data Shows Louisiana Schools’ Hiring and Benefits – Not Vouchers – the Cause of Budget Woes

Louisiana’s public schools put themselves in a precarious position by hiring more teachers and administrative personnel, even while the number of students declined. Generous pension and benefit plans have exacerbated this problem.

Changing Lives: A Progress Report on the Louisiana Scholarship Program
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Changing Lives: A Progress Report on the Louisiana Scholarship Program

The report provides information and data about scholarship students, scholarship schools and scholarship savings. The report also provides a timeline of implementation since the landmark legislation was signed into law by Governor Bobby Jindal earlier this year.

Louisiana Teachers Union Threatens Voucher Schools with Litigation
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Louisiana Teachers Union Threatens Voucher Schools with Litigation

In a stunning move, attorneys representing the Louisiana Association of Educators (LAE) have threatened litigation against schools participating in the state’s voucher program.