Posts Tagged ‘Vouchers’

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

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

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

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

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

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.