School Choice Options in Louisiana

Public School Open Enrollment

State allows parents to choose any traditional public school for their child, regardless of location?

PARTIAL

Public Charter Schools

State has a charter school law allowing for the creation of charter schools?

YES

Public Magnet Schools

State permits public magnet and theme-based schools?

YES

Online Learning

State offers free, full-time online academies, either run by the state or independent organization?

YES

Private School Choice

State offers a private school choice scholarship or tax deduction program?

YES

Homeschooling Freedom

Parents are free to educate their children at home (homeschooling)?

YES
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Louisiana Leadership Makes It Official
January 22-28 2017 is School Choice Week

Officials in the following cities and counties have officially proclaimed January 22-28, 2017 School Choice Week:

  • Town of Krotz
  • Franklin Parish
  • LaSalle Parish
  • Delcambre
  • Shreveport
  • Homer
  • Golden Meadow
  • Westwood
  • Leesville
  • Thibodaux
  • Cottonport
  • Kinder
  • St. Francisville
  • Arnaudville
  • Pearl River
  • Delhi
  • Lecompte
  • Clinton
  • Rapides Parish

For more information, read news releases about specific events planned for the Pelican State.

Want More?

Members of the media can request a list of school leaders in their state, who can discuss their participation in National School Choice Week by contacting Shelby Doyle at shelby@schoolchoiceweek.com

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