Louisiana Incareceration

August 11, 2016

Aug. 11: The child care dilemma

One of the most visible and damaging consequences of Louisiana’s budget quagmires is the effect they’ve had on low-income parents seeking quality, affordable care for their young children. The number of children served through the state’s Child Care Assistance Program has plummeted from nearly 40,000 six years ago to around 12,000 today.
June 19, 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Showdown over Common Core; Louisiana lags in foundation’s “new economy” report; and Jindal may veto bill expanding parole 3—Number of states that have pulled out of Common Core. Gov. Bobby Jindal wants to make Louisiana the fourth (Source: Times-Picayune)