Tagged with: education reform

Making early childhood education a priority

This week, we created the Louisiana Early Childhood Education Fund through my bill, HB 584. This creates a state match fund, which rewards local governments for investing in high quality early childhood education and expanding access to low-income families.

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Philosophical Differences on Display

“‘I can tell you another thing about those states,’ Leger said, ‘They spend more money on higher education than we do.’

‘I wonder what their outcomes are?’ Stokes asked.

‘Also better,’ Leger replied.”

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Higher Ed Asks: What About TOPS?

“‘At some point you begin to question what is it really worth if all you’re getting is a scholarship to a college that’s so terribly underfunded,’ Leger said, ruefully. ‘It comes down to, when are we going to prioritize investing in the thing that moves the economy the most – having an educated workforce.’”

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