The Schools and Libraries Program, commonly known as the E-rate Program, helps ensure that schools and libraries can obtain high-speed Internet access and telecommunications at affordable rates. Funding can be requested under four categories of service: telecommunications services, Internet access, internal connections, and basic maintenance of internal connections. Deadline for submission is May 26, 2016. […]
A new national survey of parents commissioned by the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools indicates widespread parent support of charter schools, with 78 percent indicating that they would favor a charter school opening in their neighborhood. The survey also showed that the same percentage of parents support the idea of allowing parents to choose their […]
Tulane’s Freeman School of Business honored Caroline Roemer as its 2016 Outstanding Social Entrepreneur of the Year on April 15, 2016. Watch the video tribute to her work and contributions to the education landscape of Louisiana below.
Watch the video above to hear directly from parents about the importance of having school choice, and answer the call to action to contact your legislator today.
The A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University will honor real estate developers Chris Papamichael (BSM ’96) and Matt Schwartz (BSM ’99) as Tulane Distinguished Entrepreneurs of the Year and educator Caroline Roemer as Tulane Outstanding Social Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2016 Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards Gala […]
Students Vote 2016 is a free online platform that is designed to get students involved in the presidential election, in partnership with Rock the Vote, by offering information about candidates and issues, as well as letting students “vote” in their own state primaries/general elections and track results in real time. This unified learning platform empowers […]
The Deepwater Horizon Claims Center has a large number of supplies available for donation to interested charter schools. These items include office supplies, furniture, business assets and miscellaneous objects useful for workplace and school settings. Please click here for a list of items that are available and counts of each item, separated between Warehouse 1 (pages 1 […]
Together, we can help every child get a quality education. Watch the PSA above and visit our school choice website at www.laschoolchoice.org to learn more about options in Louisiana.
National School Choice Week, held every January, aims to “shine a positive spotlight on effective education options for every child.” The goal of of the week is to raise public awareness of all types of education options for children, including public charter schools, traditional public schools, scholarship schools, online schools, and homeschooling. LAPCS, along […]
The Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) has released a set of Parent Guides to School Report Cards designed to support parents’ understanding of strengths and weaknesses in the schools and school districts their children attend. The release of these Parent Guides comes to support the scheduled release of School Report Cards on Thursday, December 17. […]