–Quote from the Institute for Justice (April 2007)
Enacted 2012 • Launches 2012
Louisiana taxpayers can receive tax credits for donations they make to School Tuition
Organizations (STOs), nonprofits that provide private school scholarships. There is no cap on
available tax credits.
Enacted 2010 • Launched 2011
Louisiana allows students with disabilities in eligible parishes to receive vouchers to attend
schools of their parents’ choosing that provide educational services specifically addressing
their needs. Eligible students are defined generally as those...
Enacted 2008 • Launched 2008
Louisiana’s statewide voucher program is available to low-income students in low-performing
public schools. Prior to 2012, eligibility was limited to students in specific districts and parishes.
Louisiana provides an individual tax deduction for educational expenses, including private
school tuition and fees, uniforms, textbooks, curricular materials, and any supplies required by
the school. The deduction also includes tuition and fees at...
The “Louisiana K-12 & School Choice Survey” project, commissioned by the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice and conducted by Braun Research Incorporated (BRI), measures Louisiana registered voters’...
Louisiana has emerged as one of the most fascinating states in the nation for education reform. The state’s creative response to rebuilding the New Orleans education system in the wake of Hurricane Katrina is now considered a potential model...
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