SB 132

Posted Posted in Anti, LS2019

Establishes a systemwide needs program for Orleans Parish school system. The school system would be funded by allocating money per total students in OPSB ($120/ student or $5.7 million dollars), but schools would have access through a competitive process. Potential for inequitable distribution of equitably collected public money.

HB 324

Posted Posted in Anti, LS2019

Establishes a systemwide needs program for Orleans Parish school system. The school system would be funded by allocating money per total students in OPSB ($120/ student or $5.7 million dollars), but schools would have access through a competitive process. Potential for inequitable distribution of equitably collected public money.

HB 517

Posted Posted in LS2019, Pro

Requires public school governing authorities to adopt policies regarding the assessment, collection, and use of fees charged to students in elementary and secondary schools or their parents or legal guardians. Requires schools participating in the voucher program to identify all fees paid with voucher funds and provide certain information about fees to the parents or legal guardians of voucher students. Increases financial transparency.

HB 62

Posted Posted in LS2019, Watching

Creates a system in which Thrive Academy shall receive an appropriation of $75,000 plus the average per pupil amount paid to public schools and laboratory schools approved by BESE and operated by public postsecondary education institutions will receive appropriations equal to the average per pupil amount paid to public schools.