Voucher effort meeting open to area parents

Published 11:45 pm Friday, May 2, 2014

By Monique Roth


LAPLACE – Parents interested in enrolling their children in the Louisiana Scholarship program, which provides free enrollment into area private schools, are offered an opportunity to attend a parent information session presented by the Louisiana Federation for Children from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, at Our Lady of Grace School, 780 River Road in Reserve.

The application deadline for the program is Friday, May 9.

Dinner will be provided at the meeting. People interested in attending are asked to RSVP to Leon Houston at 504-417-7772 or Lhouston@federationforchildren.org or Eric Lewis at 800-372-8073 or eric@baeo.org.

The Louisiana Scholarship Program allows children attending low-performing schools to receive a scholarship to attend a participating private school in the 2014-15 school year for free. Visit www.LAScholarshipProgram.com to learn more.