Louisiana K-12 Education

June 23, 2016

Budget down to the wire

Senate President John Alario announced this morning that he’s giving up on raising an additional $88 million for next year’s budget by eliminating an outdated tax deduction that flows mainly to the wealthiest households. That means the main task for legislators on the final day of the special session is dividing up an estimated $258 million that’s been raised to date.
August 26, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Planned Parenthood files Medicaid lawsuit; Changing NOLA teacher demographics; College tuition hikes driven by funding cuts and; Louisiana ranks first in ACT gains
February 26, 2015

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Film subsidy “reform” falls short; Raising revenues won’t hurt the economy; States attempting to take power from local governments and; “Community Eligibility” in Louisiana
December 11, 2014

Thursday, December 11, 2014

TOPS disproportionately helps the white & wealthy; Transportation panel searches for answers; Louisiana gets a “C” in teacher training; and Federal spending in states