Education Voucher Bill http://wwno.org en Jindal Signs Private School Tuition Tax Break http://wwno.org/post/jindal-signs-private-school-tuition-tax-break <p>BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) &mdash; Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed into law a bill that creates a new tax break program that will give rebates for donations to voucher programs that allow students to attend private schools.</p><p>Jindal says it will give children in failing public schools more opportunities to get an improved education. He signed the measure Monday.</p><p>The tax break begins with the 2013-14 school year.</p> Tue, 08 May 2012 14:59:13 +0000 The Associated Press 10518 at http://wwno.org Jindal to Sign Voucher Bill http://wwno.org/post/jindal-sign-voucher-bill <p>BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) &mdash; A Catholic elementary school in Baton Rouge is the setting for Gov. Bobby Jindal as he signs legislation reshaping numerous aspects of public education in <font color="red">Louisiana</font>, including a bill allowing the state to fund private school tuition for some students.</p><p>Wednesday&#39;s bill signing ceremony takes place at Redemptorist Elementary School.</p><p>The wide-ranging measures to be signed at the school also make major changes to teacher tenure rules, while giving more hiring and firing power to school principals and superintendents.</p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 16:36:29 +0000 The Associated Press 8978 at http://wwno.org