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September 17, 2014

Louisiana Angles for Preschool Grant, But With No Common-Core Strings

Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal is fighting against the common core in his state, pitting him against the state schools chief and board of education.

September 25, 2013

A Crash Course in This Week's School Choice News

Catch up with the latest developments in school choice news in Atlanta, Washington, Mississippi, and Louisiana.

March 19, 2013

Louisiana Supreme Court to Rule on Voucher Program

The court will decide whether to uphold a lower court's ruling that the voucher program improperly funnels money from public to religious schools.

March 05, 2013

La. Judge Strikes Down Teacher-Tenure Law

A judge struck down Louisiana's 2012 tenure- and pay-reform law.

December 17, 2012

Voucher Program Still Alive in La. District Despite Desegregation Ruling

Louisiana's Tangipahoa Parish will be allowed to continue its voucher program temporarily despite a recent ruling that it violated desegregation provisions.

May 11, 2012

Louisiana Lawmakers Consider Rebates for Donations to Public Schools

A Louisiana state representative has responded to the governor's support of tax rebates for vouchers with a similar proposal for public schools, but her proposal faces an uphill climb to implementation.

August 26, 2011

Former Congressman for State Schools Chief in Louisiana?

Anh "Joseph" Cao, the first Vietnamese-American ever to serve in Congress, has expressed interest in serving as state superintendent of education.


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