Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 06/03/2012 - 11:07pm
Louisiana is embarking on the nation's boldest experiment in privatizing public education, with the state preparing to shift tens of millions in tax dollars out of the public schools to pay private industry, businesses owners and church pastors to educate children.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 05/24/2012 - 2:43pm
Tens of thousands of North Carolina public school students would leave for private classrooms if they got tuition help of up to $4,000 a year funded by corporations able to donate their money instead of paying state taxes, an analysis showed for legislation introduced Wednesday.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 05/17/2012 - 11:50am
Education ranks behind only the economy and jobs as the most important consideration among likely Latino voters in five battleground states, according to a survey released today by the American Federation for Children (AFC) and the Hispanic Council for Reform and Educational Options (HCREO).
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 04/05/2012 - 2:11pm
Louisiana's Senate has put Gov. Bobby Jindal on the verge of winning a historic makeover of public education in the state with two votes Wednesday for bills that would diminish teacher tenure, alter the power of local school boards and establish a statewide private school voucher program.