income disparity

April 24, 2018

Another step toward investment in early education

Louisiana currently spends no state general fund dollars to subsidize the cost of early childhood education for low-income parents, even though thousands of families are languishing on a state waiting list.

Number of the Day

75 - percentage of TOPS recipients who are white. Only 55 percent of students at Louisiana public colleges and universities are white. (Source: The Century Foundation)