Archdiocese school officials have slowed attrition by tapping into a program that lets parents use state dollars to pay tuition at nonpublic schools.
The state has approved every private school that sought vouchers.
McMillian’s First Steps Academy shows how some low-performing schools exist solely because of state voucher subsidies, with little accountability.
Louisiana promised children a way out of bad public schools – then steered thousands to D- and F-grade private campuses
Politicians said the Louisiana Scholarship Program would improve children’s performance. It has failed to live up to its billing.
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