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Well -- classroom fight in Louisiana is getting national attention as a recently passed school voucher program.
Suffers a serious setback in court.
A state judge ruling that part of the program is unconstitutional.
Trace Gallagher live in Alaska -- portrays.
And -- the way it works in Louisiana is if you are attending it underperforming school and your family makes less than 57000 dollars a year than you qualify for a voucher right that is taxpayer money.
To pay for private school to wish again.
Online classes even early college classes now there are some 700000 students.
In Louisiana and about half of those qualify for vouchers about 101000 are now using them but the program is brand new.
This is the centerpiece of governor Bobby -- -- second term he said no one should stand in his way.
But as you just said a state judge in fact just did stand in his way citing.
With the Louisiana teachers' union.
Ruling that using money meant for public schools to finance vouchers violates the state constitution the teachers cheered the ruling.
Not only was the voucher program patently unconstitutional but it placed children into schools without adequate oversight.
And with no assurance of quality instruction governor -- -- fired back saying today's ruling is wrong headed.
And a travesty for parents across Louisiana who want nothing more than for their children to have an equal opportunity.
At receiving a great education experts say this is an obstacle.
-- the voucher program in Louisiana but not a brick wall saying the state may have to go back and have lawmakers reallocate different moneys intended.
For the voucher program.
Despite the role in the program continues the school board.
Is betting these online learning institutes and they are also creating more charter schools as we speak and we should note.
That routinely Louisiana finish she is among the worst in the nation.
In test scores that it.
He's trying to do something -- thanks.
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