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2015/02/27 20:39
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State aid for public schools would essentially be frozen for the sixth time since 2008 under Gov. Bobby Jindal’s proposed operating budget unveiled Friday. The only increase would be for 6,284 new...
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2015/02/26 22:39
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Four members of Louisiana’s top school board and 28 state lawmakers said Thursday they think progress is being made on the volatile issue. “The past few days have seen some very encouraging...
2015/02/26 14:51
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MONROE, La. (AP) - Unexpected days out of school may be fun for students and teachers, but lost instructional minutes will likely mean longer days in the future. Ouachita Parish Superintendent Bob...
2015/02/25 22:39
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State Superintendent of Education John White said Wednesday he is optimistic Louisiana’s top school board next week will approve key changes in how public school teachers are evaluated, including less...
2015/02/24 18:39
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Three of four contenders for governor Tuesday morning criticized the push for new academic standards called Common Core. “We can have high standards without Common Core,” said Democrat state Rep....
2015/02/24 16:25
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's education superintendent is proposing to speed a review of the state's use of Common Core and to delay consequences for the switch to the multistate education...
2015/02/24 09:13
2015/02/24 09:13
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BOSTON (AP) - Final approval is expected for proposed Horace Mann charter schools in Springfield and Salem. The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has a Tuesday vote scheduled on the...
2015/02/22 23:39
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In 1999, under Gov. Mike Foster, Louisiana created the LEAP test, measuring how well schools teach college and workplace skills. As a result of this Louisiana “accountability” plan, achievement has...
2015/02/22 20:36
2015/02/22 20:36
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A new House Bill has been introduced by Congressman Chris Gibson, D-N.Y. The bill, titled the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Agent Orange Act was presented to the 114th Congress on Friday and was...
2015/02/22 01:39
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Gov. Bobby Jindal will join the Family Research Council on a trip to Israel this fall. According to the FRC’s event itinerary, Jindal and guests will arrive in Tel Aviv on Oct. 28. The tour will...
2015/02/21 02:09
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BROOKFIELD � A local man has started an effort he hopes will rock the federal education standard in the Commonwealth to its Common Core and be heard all the way from Brookfield to Beacon...
2015/02/20 15:39
2015/02/20 15:39
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U. S. Sen. David Vitter, a contender for governor and an opponent of Common Core, said Friday the state should form a panel of teachers, parents and others to draft new classroom standards. “The idea...
2015/02/18 18:50
2015/02/18 18:50
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A proposed charter school in Fitchburg that would be open to pupils from Leominster has been rejected by the state for the second time, but that does not mean it’s reached the end of the road,...
2015/02/16 23:39
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There is a hurricane of another form configuring across the United States, and the outer bands of this massive storm are starting to be felt in Louisiana. Unlike the tempests that stand as a threat on...
2015/02/14 23:39
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The only way a test is a meaningful measure of school performance is that everybody takes the same test. So it is a serious threat to school accountability — for students, parents and taxpayers — for...
2015/02/14 20:36
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Louisiana banks are required by law to develop and maintain robust internal protections to combat and address criminal attacks and are required to protect consumer financial information and notify...
2015/02/14 11:09
2015/02/14 11:09
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FITCHBURG � The state's education commissioner has rejected an application for a new public charter school in Fitchburg after a two-year battle to keep the proposal afloat. The proposed Academy for...
2015/02/12 22:18
2015/02/12 22:18
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed its 'BBB' rating on approximately $19.9 million of outstanding Louisiana Public Facilities Authority revenue bonds, series 2011 issued on behalf...
2015/02/12 13:05
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MCAS sets bar too low for employment demands, group claims By Colleen Quinn STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- A statewide business organization says the MCAS test does not adequately assess whether...
2015/02/11 02:26
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The state education board is being urged to delay the use of a teacher evaluation system tied to student performance data for another year. A study group set up by state...
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