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Local private schools discuss voucher bill

No one is quite certain exactly what effect the new state legislation allowing students from schools with School Performance Scores of C, D or F to use state vouchers to attend private schools will have on Lincoln Parish.

Overall, most legislators and education leaders believe it will have minimal effect, and information recently released by the Louisiana Department of Education, as well as comments from local private institution leaders, make it appear that will indeed be the case.
The leaders of the parish’s three private schools – Cedar Creek School, Bethel Christian School and New Living Word School — all say that the rigorous admission standards that are currently in place will remain in place.

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