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School Voucher Funding Ruled Unconstitutional (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-05-10

Duration: 00:07:37

Subjects: Education | Educational vouchers | Louisiana. Supreme Court


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Monaghan, Steve Panelist
  • Lewis, Eric Panelist
  • Augustus, Falesha Panelist


This segment from the May 10, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford leading an in-studio panel discussion on the Louisiana Supreme Court’s ruling that the funding mechanism for the state’s school voucher program is unconstitutional. The panelists are: Steve Monaghan, the president of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers; Eric Lewis of the Louisiana chapter of the Black Alliance for Educational Options; and Falesha Augustus, the mother of school voucher student. They discuss their reaction to the ruling and the future of the school voucher program.