More people applied for Louisiana’s private school vouchers than there were spaces available this year, but over $3.7 million of the program’s funding has still gone unused.

Bobby JindalGov. Bobby Jindal announced last week that he intends to use the $3.7 million in leftover voucher program funding to help plug the state’s $180 million midyear budget shortfall in other areas. The money equates to roughly 700 vacant vouchers slots, according to the Jindal administration. Read more…