John White’s expensive fraudulence continues.
For over three months, Louisiana Superintendent of Education John White has refused to release records detailing the criteria and the process by which he and his department used to determine the eligibility of schools seeking to participate in the Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence Program, more commonly known as Louisiana’s voucher program. Put more simply and plainly, for over three months, John White has concealed any and all records related to how he decided which private schools were eligible for a massive infusion of taxpayer funding. He’s refused to give parents information on how these schools were ranked, how the Department of Education measured their qualifications, and whether there were any outstanding complaints or issues with these schools.
Superintendent White claims that he does not have to release these records, asserting a rarely-used “deliberative process” exemption. But I have my own theory: I don’t think there were any real deliberations…
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