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The Pelican Post

Mar 21, 12:00 AM

Voucher Applicants Seek Alternatives to Disruptions of Public Schools

When she attended middle school in Orleans Parish, Storm Rice recalls she had to retake classes because her instructor was not properly certified. That was one of many episodes she experienced in public education that inspired her to seek alternatives for her four-year-old son Stephfon. Last week, Rice joined with hundreds of other families in the New Orleans parish to apply for a school voucher to cover the cost of a private school for her son.

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Tags: spending, school choice, vouchers

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