In 2008, the Louisiana Legislature passed the Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence Program to provide tuition vouchers to low-income students in Orleans Parish to attend private and parochial schools or public schools outside of Orleans Parish. The purpose was to give parents better, higher quality school options other than attending a failing school.
A Tale of Two Schools: Voucher Performance
In A Tale of Two Schools, Educate Now! looks at two Orleans Parish voucher schools and the very different academic results they are achieving with their students.
View Voucher Student Performance by Year
Compare Voucher School Performance to RSD School Performance
Educate Now! analyzed the test scores for students in voucher schools and compared them to students in Recovery School District schools.
- 2011 Student Performance – RSD Schools vs. Voucher Schools
- 2010 Student Performance – RSD vs. Voucher Schools
For a more complete analysis of voucher performance see: