Celebrate School Choice Week with Pelican

By Daniel J. Erspamer
by Daniel Erspamer, CEO, Pelican Institute Today, we begin our celebration of National School Choice Week! It feels like a lifetime ago since everyone gathered in person and virtually for the 2020 festivities. This last year has presented so many unique challenges for students and parents across Louisiana and the nation. These struggles only reinforce the...

TAGS: Education Reform, Education Savings Accounts, Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy, micro schools, National School Choice Week, School choice, virtual schools

Pelican’s New Plan to Transform Education in Louisiana

By Daniel J. Erspamer
COVID-19 has taught us many lessons, but something that’s become abundantly clear in recent months is a fact that many Louisiana families and advocates have already known for a long time: our state’s education status quo is broken, and an urgent fix is required. To solve this problem, the Pelican Institute developed a comprehensive policy roadmap...

TAGS: Charter Schools, COVID-19, Education Reform, micro schools, pod schools, School choice