Judge blocks Gov. Bobby Jindal’s signature school voucher program (Christian Science Monitor)

November 30, 2012 – In a major blow to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s school reform efforts, a state judge on Friday found that Gov. Jindal’s signature state school voucher program, which makes nearly half the state’s students eligible to attend private schools, is unconstitutional. Louisiana’s program, pushed through in April by Jindal, allows families of four making no more than $57,000 a year to receive vouchers for private schools. Its goal is to impose competition on public schools while allowing poorer parents to move their children out of failing schools. About 450,000 Louisiana pupils are eligible.

Link to Full Article: http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Education/2012/1201/Judge-blocks-Gov.-Bobby-Jindal-s-signature-school-voucher-program


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