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.
During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump seemed to endorse student loan reform. The nation’s student debt burden has soared to $1.41 trillion.
Senators cite Reveal coverage in requesting sponsorship contracts, saying they are “deeply concerned.”
The announcement comes after months of pressure from the Board of Regents and state lawmakers, but he cited health reasons for his pending departure.
It’s a little-known reality that reflects – and, because higher education is a strong route to the middle class, widens – the American income divide.