louisiana department of education
August 27, 2014 -
Terminated without due process in the chaos that reigned after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans' unionized public schoolteachers have been fighting back in court -- and winning. After victories in district and appeals courts, they head to the Louisiana Supreme Court next week. Meanwhile, teachers in the charter schools that now control the city's public education system are beginning to unionize.
August 22, 2012 -
Louisiana's school voucher program, meant to give low-income families greater choice, leaves fewer options for students with disabilities.