The Need: Facing a Crisis
Louisiana Student Achievement
Source: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Graduation & Dropout Rates
Only 67.3% of Louisiana's children graduate from high school, ranking them 46th in the country in graduation rates.
Figure for 2008-09 school year. Source: National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
The State of Louisiana spends $10,638 to educate each child in the public school system.
Figure for 09-10 school year.
Source: US Census Bureau, 2012
School Choice Options
The Cost of Failure