Jindal proves he&#39;s serious about change
Important projects in our area, however, were spared. The $200,000 allocated for the Northeast Louisiana Family Literacy Consortium, which operates six Even Start sites in northeast Louisiana, including the one in Lincoln Parish, remained intact.
It is a relief to know that the funding for a program that helps break the cycle of poverty by providing education to parents and children has been made a priority by the state of Louisiana. This marks the first time the Even Start program has received state funding in addition to its federal funding.