Course Choice http://wwno.org en Some Funds Slated For Districts To Go To 'Course Choice' http://wwno.org/post/some-funds-slated-districts-go-course-choice The state's top school board has approved $2 million in financing to pay for students to take individual classes elsewhere if their public school is underperforming or doesn't offer a course they want.<p>The money for the "Course Choice" program will be drawn from a state <a href="http://bese.louisiana.gov/8%28g%29-grants" target="_blank">education trust fund</a> stemming from an old oil drilling settlement, including $1 million that had been slated for local districts. Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:23:00 +0000 Amy Jeffries 37766 at http://wwno.org Board of Ed. To Consider Alternative Funding For 'Course Choice' http://wwno.org/post/board-ed-consider-alternative-funding-course-choice State Supt. John White wants to <a href="http://www.boarddocs.com/la/bese/Board.nsf/files/98FNBJ5F1FB5/$file/AF_7-1_8%28g%29_Program_And_Budget_2013-14.pdf" target="_blank">reallocate $2 million</a> from a state education trust fund to pilot the “Course Choice” program. The program will let students take individual classes elsewhere if their public school is underperforming or doesn’t offer the course they want. The state’s top school board will consider the alternative funding request Tuesday. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 21:29:00 +0000 Amy Jeffries 37685 at http://wwno.org