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Joy Resmovits

It's Getting Really Hard To Keep Track Of Who Supports And Who Opposes Bobby Jindal's Education Policies

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

On Wednesday, less than a month after the Black Alliance for Educational Options supported a lawsuit against Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) over his ...

School Choice Is a Whale-Sized Red Herring

Steve Nelson | Posted 03.10.2014 | Education
Steve Nelson

The connective tissue of our nation is under assault. Rather than inviting our children into public spaces to learn, we are setting up mechanisms for families to isolate their children in settings that share only their particular view of society.

Joy Resmovits

Jindal Extends Big Invitation To Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

Less than a week after the U.S. Department of Justice appeared to scale back its fight against Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's (R) school voucher progra...

Joy Resmovits

Jindal Accuses Obama Administration Of Attacking Parents

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

After weeks of opposition from prominent Republican politicians and a $500,000 television spot from Gov. Bobby Jindal (R), the U.S. Department of Just...

Joy Resmovits

Minority Families Join GOP Politicians To Fight U.S. In Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

School vouchers, a controversial system for funding private schools with public dollars, are aligning a group of minority Louisiana parents with promi...

Joy Resmovits

Republicans Claim Obama Is Keeping Kids In Failing Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

House Republicans are stepping into the legal battle over school vouchers in Louisiana. On Tuesday, a group of high-ranking GOP legislators wrote ...

Bobby Jindal Is NOT Pleased With Justice Department

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) has had some choice words for the Department of Justice recently, ever since DOJ filed a lawsuit to partially block im...

Joy Resmovits

Bobby Jindal Goes After Eric Holder

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) is steamed. Earlier this week the state was sued by the U.S. Department of Justice over its school voucher system, ...

DOJ: Louisiana School Vouchers Program Promote Segregation

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) on Saturday denounced as "shameful" a lawsuit filed last week by the U.S. Department of Justice to block the implement...

Louisiana Court Nixes Funding For School Vouchers

Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

Louisiana's Supreme Court issued a 6-1 decision on Tuesday that struck down Gov. Bobby Jindal's (R) plan to power a private school voucher program wit...

Attack of the Cookie Monsters!

Lester & Charlie | Posted 05.18.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

With a whopping 36 percent of Republicans now saying that it's the people in their own party who are the bad guys, it's getting awfully hard for conservatives to know who to hiss at.

Jindal's Education Reform Package Second To Be Struck Down By Court

Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics
Joy Resmovits

Months after a court struck down Lousiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's (R) school voucher program, the Republican star is suffering another major judicial blow to his education agenda. On Monday, a Baton Rouge judge threw out Jindal's major education-reform package, reports the Associated Press.

Joy Resmovits

Bobby Jindal Calls Equal Education Opportunity A Lie

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) took to the nation's capital on Tuesday to make the case for school vouchers. "To oppose school choic...

Judge: Nation's Most Sweeping Voucher Program Is Unconstitutional

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2013 | Education

By Stephanie Simon Nov 30 (Reuters) - A state judge on Friday shot down Louisiana's sweeping school voucher program, ruling that the ...

Ruling Expected On Constitutionality Of Nation's Largest Voucher Program

Posted 11.29.2012 | Education

A Louisiana district court judge is expected to rule this week on the constitutionality of the state's controversial school voucher program. Baton ...

Recent Bills Bring Controversial Changes To School Curriculums (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 11.12.2012 | Education

Over the past couple years, several states attempted — and in some instances, succeeded — in passing legislation that brought controversial change...

Crazy 'Facts' Students Will Learn Under Jindal's Voucher Program

Posted 08.13.2012 | Education

Under Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal’s sweeping new school voucher program, tens of millions of Louisiana taxpayer dollars will be used to offer vouch...

Religious Group Assails Jindal Over Controversial Education Decision

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

The leader of a national multi-faith religious group blasted Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's school voucher program this week, charging that ...

Louisiana Voucher Program Includes Schools That Teach Creationism, Reject Evolution

Posted 07.31.2012 | Education

Public dollars in Louisiana's landmark new voucher program will go toward sending children to schools that teach creationism and reject evolution, the...

Louisiana Sets Rules For Landmark School Voucher Program

Reuters | Posted 09.24.2012 | Education

* Louisiana has the most sweeping voucher program in U.S. * Governor says it spurs competition, expands choice * Critics...