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  • Court: La. doesn't have to continue reports on vouchers

    November 11, 2015 11:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal appeals court says the Justice Department cannot require Louisiana to provide periodic reports on enrollment and racial information on students participating in the state's private school tuition voucher program. U.S. District Judge Ivan Lemelle ordered the reports in April of 2014. He ruled that they... more »
  • Officials set Feb. 27 application deadline for voucher program

    January 14, 2015 3:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The application period has opened for parents interested in sending their students to private school next year through Louisiana's taxpayer-funded voucher program. The state education department says applications for the 2015-16 school year are due Feb. 27. They're available at participating schools or online at www.louisianabelieves.com .... more »
  • Pro-voucher group seeks to undo order in La. case

    August 27, 2014 1:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A group supporting taxpayer-funded private school tuition vouchers is appealing a federal judge's order that Louisiana must provide regular reports to federal officials on the state's voucher program. U.S. District Judge Ivan Lemelle ordered the reports in April. He ruled that they are needed to make sure... more »
  • Judge: School voucher report order stands

    August 4, 2014 2:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An attorney says parents and the Louisiana Black Alliance for Educational Options will probably appeal an order for Louisiana to send reports about its school voucher program to federal attorneys. Attorney Jonathan Riches (RICH-ez) of the conservative Goldwater Institute says the parents believe the U.S. Justice Department... more »

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