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2015/04/26 18:04
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State education board holding hearings on MCAS, PARCC tests BOSTON (AP) -- The state board of education is launching a series of public forums this week about which of two statewide student...
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2015/04/25 16:13
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HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) - The state education board is planning to hear from Holyoke residents about plans to put the city's public schools into state receivership. The Board of Elementary and Secondary...
2015/04/25 01:39
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Teachers in Pointe Coupee Parish are pushing the School Board for higher pay — something the educators say would reverse the district’s high turnover rate. While board members agree the district’s...
2015/04/21 18:40
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A new principal for Northside High could be selected soon. Three candidates were selected for the job, and interviews are planned next week, said Bruce Leininger, human resources director for...
2015/04/21 17:03
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When I was a high school senior in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in 2010, I began a campaign to repeal my state’s “creationism law,” which allows teachers to sneak religion into public school science...
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2015/04/19 03:39
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NEW ORLEANS — As aggressive educational reform in New Orleans is lauded as a model for the nation, one component that garners less attention is the role high rates of out-of-school suspensions play in...
2015/04/16 03:25
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The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has a new way to review state standards in English and math. BESE unanimously approved the idea at their meeting Wednesday. It is an upgrade...
2015/04/11 02:02
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Gov. Bobby Jindal has had more luck lately in state courts, with legal challenges to some of his key education bills being turned back more often than not. But in joining with a group of legislators...
2015/04/07 23:39
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State Superintendent of Education John White asked a key House panel Tuesday to revamp Gov. Bobby Jindal’s proposed operating budget and prevent Louisiana’s public school test program from being...
2015/04/06 03:35
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Politics involvement in education is at an all-time high, officials said, as state schools Superintendent John White and Jindal square off one more time before Jindal’s term ends in December. The two...
2015/04/04 23:39
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While one key Common Core ruling was issued on Monday, oral arguments were set for April 28 on a separate case that could help decide the future of the academic standards in Louisiana. That case is...
2015/04/04 12:17
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We aren't being asked for any such sacrifice. What we are asked for is to take part in a benefit dinner to help Bergeron's family. The dinner is being put on by the staff at Advance Physical Therapy...
2015/04/03 00:35
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A staunch critic of the standards, state Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Napoleonville, said he’s reached out to Stephen Waguespack, president of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry and Common...
2015/04/02 23:39
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And the testing that recently concluded that should gauge the success our students have had a meeting the new standards has again brought up many people's objections to the standards themselves. Gov....
2015/04/01 00:39
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Applications for a new charter school planned for north Lafayette will be accepted in late January, school organizers said Monday during a meeting of the school’s board. The nonprofit board partnered...
2015/03/31 16:45
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While one key Common Core ruling was issued on Monday, oral arguments are set for April 28 on a separate case that could help decide the future of the academic standards in Louisiana. That case is...
2015/03/30 19:39
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State Superintendent of Education John White said the ruling was issued by 19th Judicial District Judge Tim Kelley, of Baton Rouge, in a case filed by 17 state lawmakers and later joined by Gov. Bobby...
2015/03/30 16:39
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How the state plans to grade Louisiana’s revamped pre-K classes has “serious flaws” that need attention, two influential education groups said Monday morning. The proposed grading plan fails to spell...
2015/03/30 16:06
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School systems around the state are embracing Jump Start, a new program designed to train high school students in the technical and skilled trades and get them into the workforce more quickly. As the...
2015/03/29 04:39
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Former Baton Rouge Metro Councilman Darrell Ourso won by 72 votes a special runoff election to represent southeast Baton Rouge neighborhoods in the Louisiana Legislature. With all 29 precincts...
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