Tag Archives: Louisiana Scholarship Program

White’s Concept of “Accountability” Is Shit, Varney’s “Reporting” Steaming Shit

From CenLamar, who read the reports: Superintendent White had an advantage on the media: The audits total 475 pages, and considering that New Living Word had already generated national attention, he likely knew that would be the story. So, the narrative he … Continue reading

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Voucher Stumble

CenLamar: Jindal’s Scheme to Defund Public Schools In Order to Enrich Religious Schools Ruled Unconstitutional Less than 24 hours later, Kelley ruled that Jindal’s voucher program is unconstitutional. Period. I’ve read some commentary that suggests vouchers weren’t “unconstitutional,” only the way … Continue reading

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I See. NOW They’re Worried about “Who Can Start a School”?

Vanacore, A. (2012, Aug. 14). Spurred by voucher program, state officials may tighten rules on who can open private schools. (New Orleans) Times-Picayune/nola.com. Superintendent John White, signaled that the Louisiana Department of Education may tighten the rules governing who can open … Continue reading

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Hiding Doesn’t Make It Better

Jindal’s education department refuses to release voucher records, nola.com/Times-Picayune Through a spokesman, Superintendent of Education John White said Wednesday that he’ll release the documents in September, after voucher enrollment is set in a Sept. 1 student count. Any release before … Continue reading

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“Education” “Reform” for LA “Children and Families” (and BESE update)

Gov. Jindal’s voucher program is 18 kinds of mess: Editorial Board. (2012, Jun 19). Editorial: Mounting problems erode public confidence in voucher program. The (Lake Charles, LA) American Press. Leader, B. (2012, Jul 2). Email exchange reveals voucher scheme. The (Monroe, LA) News-Star. +Matthews, … Continue reading

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LA Scholarship Program Participating Schools & Seat Availability 2012-2013: Highlights

For the 2012-2013 school year, 125 schools from 33 parishes across the state, offering a total of approximately 7,450 seats, have qualified to participate in the program. More than 2,300 offers have already been made to students in New Orleans, … Continue reading

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