NEW ORLEANS —Excellence Academy Charter School in Monroe lost its latest effort to continue offering school choice to more than 200 students and jobs to nearly 30 teachers in North Louisiana. As a result, Excellence Academy will remain closed. While the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools (LAPCS) is disappointed that the school was not […]
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 […]
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If Democrats are so committed to equality and fairness, why do the party’s politicians protect teachers unions over minority students looking for a good education? The latest example is on display in Louisiana, where new Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards is trying to curb school choice. Read more here: http://www.wsj.com/articles/back-to-bad-schools-in-the-bayou-1458342194?