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The Houma Courier
Some moves that make sense for schoolsThe state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education OK’d a plan to review Lou
Some moves that make sense for schools
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education OK’d a plan to review Louisiana’s science standards, which have not been altered since 1997. The existing standards are in dire need of updating. They are the third-oldest in the nation, and... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Some moves that make sense for schoolsThe state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education OK’d a plan to review Lou
Some moves that make sense for schools
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education OK’d a plan to review Louisiana’s science standards, which have not been altered since 1997. The existing standards are in dire need of updating. They are the third-oldest in the nation, and... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Another transition year for Louisiana teachers, studentsanother year to get it right or to make adjustments," said Johnston. And speak
Another transition year for Louisiana teachers, students
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 days ago
another year to get it right or to make adjustments," said Johnston. And speaking of changes, on Wednesday, the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) approved a process to review the state's science standards. The full BESE... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Another transition year for Louisiana teachers, studentsanother year to get it right or to make adjustments," said Johnston. And speak
Another transition year for Louisiana teachers, students
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
another year to get it right or to make adjustments," said Johnston. And speaking of changes, on Wednesday, the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) approved a process to review the state's science standards. The full BESE... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Another transition year for Louisiana teachers, studentsanother year to get it right or to make adjustments," said Johnston. And speak
Another transition year for Louisiana teachers, students
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
another year to get it right or to make adjustments," said Johnston. And speaking of changes, on Wednesday, the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) approved a process to review the state's science standards. The full BESE... Read more
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The Advocate
Key boards endorse Louisiana teacher training overhaul in rare joint meetingweeks now. Backers say improving teacher quality will boost student achievemen
Key boards endorse Louisiana teacher training overhaul in rare joint meeting
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
weeks now. Backers say improving teacher quality will boost student achievement. Holly Boffy, vice president of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, said that, aside from cost concerns, there is urgency to put the new system in... Read more
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The Advocate
Transgender issues, particularly bathrooms, uncharted territory for most Louisiana school administrators13 percent who said they should be deprived of any human rights.Negative reacti
Transgender issues, particularly bathrooms, uncharted territory for most Louisiana school administrators
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
13 percent who said they should be deprived of any human rights.Negative reactions Jim Garvey, president of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, labeled it a federal overreach and he disagreed with the federal interpretation... Read more
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The Advocate
Key boards endorse Louisiana teacher training overhaul in rare joint meetingweeks now. Backers say improving teacher quality will boost student achievemen
Key boards endorse Louisiana teacher training overhaul in rare joint meeting
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
weeks now. Backers say improving teacher quality will boost student achievement. Holly Boffy, vice president of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, said that, aside from cost concerns, there is urgency to put the new system in... Read more
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The Houma Courier
BESE gives green light to review of science standards, among oldest in U.S.August, including public comments. The panel is scheduled to make its final re
BESE gives green light to review of science standards, among oldest in U.S.
The Houma Courier / Posted 3 days ago
August, including public comments. The panel is scheduled to make its final recommendations on Feb. 13, 2017. The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will then review the proposed changes in March. Louisiana students ranked 45th... Read more
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The Daily Comet
BESE gives green light to review of science standards, among oldest in U.S.August, including public comments. The panel is scheduled to make its final re
BESE gives green light to review of science standards, among oldest in U.S.
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
August, including public comments. The panel is scheduled to make its final recommendations on Feb. 13, 2017. The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will then review the proposed changes in March. Louisiana students ranked 45th... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
BESE approves review of science standardsAugust, including public comments. The panel is scheduled to make its final re
BESE approves review of science standards
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
August, including public comments. The panel is scheduled to make its final recommendations on Feb. 13, 2017. The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will then review the proposed changes in March. Classroom standards represent... Read more
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The Advocate
Do vouchers save Louisiana money? Legislature to get revised report after dispute over wordingthat vouchers save the state money, officials said Tuesday. The decision stems
Do vouchers save Louisiana money? Legislature to get revised report after dispute over wording
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
that vouchers save the state money, officials said Tuesday. The decision stems from complaints by a member of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education that the original report would make lawmakers conclude that spending more on... Read more
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The Advocate
BESE gives green light to review of science standards, among oldest in U.S.public comments. The panel is scheduled to make its final recommendations on F
BESE gives green light to review of science standards, among oldest in U.S.
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
public comments. The panel is scheduled to make its final recommendations on Feb. 13, 2017. More On This Topic The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will then review the proposed changes in March. Louisiana students ranked 45th... Read more
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The Advocate
Do vouchers save Louisiana money? Legislature to get revised report after dispute over wordingthat vouchers save the state money, officials said Tuesday. The decision stems
Do vouchers save Louisiana money? Legislature to get revised report after dispute over wording
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
that vouchers save the state money, officials said Tuesday. The decision stems from complaints by a member of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education that the original report would make lawmakers conclude that spending more on... Read more
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The Advocate
BESE gives green light to review of science standards, among oldest in U.S.August, including public comments. The panel is scheduled to make its final re
BESE gives green light to review of science standards, among oldest in U.S.
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
August, including public comments. The panel is scheduled to make its final recommendations on Feb. 13, 2017. The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will then review the proposed changes in March. Louisiana students ranked 45th... Read more
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The Advocate
Do vouchers save Louisiana money? Legislature to get revised report after dispute over wordingthat vouchers save the state money, officials said Tuesday. The decision stems
Do vouchers save Louisiana money? Legislature to get revised report after dispute over wording
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
that vouchers save the state money, officials said Tuesday. The decision stems from complaints by a member of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education that the original report would make lawmakers conclude that spending more on... Read more
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The Advocate
Transgender issues, particularly bathrooms, uncharted territory for most Louisiana school administrators13 percent who said they should be deprived of any human rights.Negative reacti
Transgender issues, particularly bathrooms, uncharted territory for most Louisiana school administrators
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
13 percent who said they should be deprived of any human rights.Negative reactions Jim Garvey, president of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, labeled it a federal overreach and he disagreed with the federal interpretation... Read more
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Boston Globe
Can state receivership save a failing Boston school?president for a short time when it was founded in 2010, and last year Governor
Can state receivership save a failing Boston school?
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
president for a short time when it was founded in 2010, and last year Governor Charlie Baker appointed him to the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Blueprint’s ascendancy to receivership surprised many Boston educators because... Read more
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The Advocate
Transgender issues, particularly bathrooms, uncharted territory for most Louisiana school administrators13 percent who said they should be deprived of any human rights.Negative reacti
Transgender issues, particularly bathrooms, uncharted territory for most Louisiana school administrators
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
13 percent who said they should be deprived of any human rights.Negative reactions Jim Garvey, president of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, labeled it a federal overreach and he disagreed with the federal interpretation... Read more
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The Advocate
Under fire: Obama’s transgender directive for schools sparks controversybiological gender should dictate what bathrooms they use, according to a spokes
Under fire: Obama’s transgender directive for schools sparks controversy
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
biological gender should dictate what bathrooms they use, according to a spokesman. Jim Garvey, president of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, said although BESE is barred from getting involved in day-to-day school... Read more
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The Advocate
Transgender issues, particularly bathrooms, uncharted territory for most Louisiana school administrators13 percent who said they should be deprived of any human rights.Negative reacti
Transgender issues, particularly bathrooms, uncharted territory for most Louisiana school administrators
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
13 percent who said they should be deprived of any human rights.Negative reactions Jim Garvey, president of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, labeled it a federal overreach and he disagreed with the federal interpretation... Read more
3 related stories
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The Advocate
Louisiana teacher training overhaul in the works, but also causing pushbackof Education John White, one of the leaders of the effort called Believe and Pr
Louisiana teacher training overhaul in the works, but also causing pushback
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
of Education John White, one of the leaders of the effort called Believe and Prepare. More On This Topic The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the state Board of Regents are expected to sign off Wednesday on a proposal... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Teacher training overhaul causing pushbacksaid state Superintendent of Education John White, one of the leaders of the ef
Teacher training overhaul causing pushback
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago
said state Superintendent of Education John White, one of the leaders of the effort called Believe and Prepare. The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the state Board of Regents are expected to sign off Wednesday on a proposal... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Teacher training overhaul causing pushbacksaid state Superintendent of Education John White, one of the leaders of the ef
Teacher training overhaul causing pushback
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 days ago
said state Superintendent of Education John White, one of the leaders of the effort called Believe and Prepare. The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the state Board of Regents are expected to sign off Wednesday on a proposal... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana teacher training overhaul in the works, but also causing pushbackof Education John White, one of the leaders of the effort called Believe and Pr
Louisiana teacher training overhaul in the works, but also causing pushback
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
of Education John White, one of the leaders of the effort called Believe and Prepare. More On This Topic The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the state Board of Regents are expected to sign off Wednesday on a proposal... Read more
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The Advocate
Teacher training overhaul in the works, but also causing pushbackof Education John White, one of the leaders of the effort called Believe and Pr
Teacher training overhaul in the works, but also causing pushback
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
of Education John White, one of the leaders of the effort called Believe and Prepare. More On This Topic The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the state Board of Regents are expected to sign off Wednesday on a proposal... Read more
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The Advocate
La. education official denies report on instructor trainingcertification to enter the classroom, would have to be addressed by the state D
La. education official denies report on instructor training
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
certification to enter the classroom, would have to be addressed by the state Department of Education and the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, Burns said. Kate Walsh, president of the NCTQ, said officials in Louisiana and... Read more
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The Advocate
National report gives Louisiana a 'C' for teacher training, cites faultsof Regents,” state Superintendent of Education John White said in a prepared st
National report gives Louisiana a 'C' for teacher training, cites faults
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
of Regents,” state Superintendent of Education John White said in a prepared statement. BESE is the acronym for the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Jeanne Burns, associate commissioner of teacher and leadership initiatives for... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana expected to tweak rules on training new teachersthan $4.8 million to fund the program. After receiving input from educators, t
Louisiana expected to tweak rules on training new teachers
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
than $4.8 million to fund the program. After receiving input from educators, the department this summer will ask the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to require would-be teachers to do a yearlong residency before they can obtain... Read more
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The Advocate
Teacher training overhaul in the works, but also causing pushbackof Education John White, one of the leaders of the effort called Believe and Pr
Teacher training overhaul in the works, but also causing pushback
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
of Education John White, one of the leaders of the effort called Believe and Prepare. More On This Topic The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the state Board of Regents are expected to sign off Wednesday on a proposal... Read more
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The Advocate
Sadow: Science law prompts 'cottage industry' of liberal hysteria over creationismsuggest the law’s survival for the foreseeable future, its aims may come up for
Sadow: Science law prompts 'cottage industry' of liberal hysteria over creationism
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
suggest the law’s survival for the foreseeable future, its aims may come up for discussion during a process led by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to review the state’s science standards. A decade has passed since the last... Read more
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The Advocate
Charter school squabble prompts East Feliciana School Board to abruptly adjourn, without addressing budget, board appointment, electionthe Slaughter school. The parish also gets to include the school’s performance
Charter school squabble prompts East Feliciana School Board to abruptly adjourn, without addressing budget, board appointment, election
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
the Slaughter school. The parish also gets to include the school’s performance score in the overall parish score. If the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approves Slaughter’s Type 2 proposal, the parish would have no affiliation with... Read more
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The Advocate
Soft landing on Common Coreplace a procedure for revisions that concluded this week. Edwards approved the
Soft landing on Common Core
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
place a procedure for revisions that concluded this week. Edwards approved the changes after they had been backed by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. The House and Senate education committees also signed off on the changes. An... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Common Core rewrite gets backing from governor and lawmakersstandards, perfecting these standards and truly making them Louisiana standards
Common Core rewrite gets backing from governor and lawmakers
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 days ago
standards, perfecting these standards and truly making them Louisiana standards," said Jim Garvey, president of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Opponents said the changes were largely cosmetic and the work was a rubber... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Common Core rewrite gets backing from governor and lawmakersstandards, perfecting these standards and truly making them Louisiana standards
Common Core rewrite gets backing from governor and lawmakers
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 17 days ago
standards, perfecting these standards and truly making them Louisiana standards," said Jim Garvey, president of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Opponents said the changes were largely cosmetic and the work was a rubber... Read more
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The Advocate
Charter school squabble prompts East Feliciana School Board to abruptly adjourn, without addressing budget, board appointment, electionthe Slaughter school. The parish also gets to include the school’s performance
Charter school squabble prompts East Feliciana School Board to abruptly adjourn, without addressing budget, board appointment, election
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
the Slaughter school. The parish also gets to include the school’s performance score in the overall parish score. If the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approves Slaughter’s Type 2 proposal, the parish would have no affiliation with... Read more
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The Advocate
Ending 34-month battle, Edwards, lawmakers endorse Common Core revisionsSenate Education Committee approved the changes 5-2. The House Education Commi
Ending 34-month battle, Edwards, lawmakers endorse Common Core revisions
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
Senate Education Committee approved the changes 5-2. The House Education Committee did so without objection. The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education endorsed the revised standards in March, a quiet ending after previous sessions... Read more
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Island Packet
Common Core rewrite gets backing from governor and lawmakersstandards, perfecting these standards and truly making them Louisiana standards
Common Core rewrite gets backing from governor and lawmakers
Island Packet / Posted 17 days ago
standards, perfecting these standards and truly making them Louisiana standards," said Jim Garvey, president of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Opponents said the changes were largely cosmetic and the work was a rubber... Read more
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The Advocate
Ending 34-month battle, Edwards, lawmakers endorse Common Core revisionsSenate Education Committee approved the changes 5-2. The House Education Commi
Ending 34-month battle, Edwards, lawmakers endorse Common Core revisions
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
Senate Education Committee approved the changes 5-2. The House Education Committee did so without objection. The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education endorsed the revised standards in March, a quiet ending after previous sessions... Read more
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The Advocate
Common Core revisions approved by Louisiana lawmakers;last hurdle is governorTammany educator. “It was very important that we get the standards that Louisia
Common Core revisions approved by Louisiana lawmakers;last hurdle is governor
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
Tammany educator. “It was very important that we get the standards that Louisiana students need,” Sanford said. The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education endorsed the changes in March. Backers said the changes give teachers more... Read more
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The Advocate
Education panels set to vote on Common Core revisionspassed last year aimed at ending controversy over the revised benchmarks in rea
Education panels set to vote on Common Core revisions
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
passed last year aimed at ending controversy over the revised benchmarks in reading, writing and math. The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has already approved the changes, which were recommended by a 26-member panel of... Read more
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The Advocate
Education panels set to vote on Common Core revisionspassed last year aimed at ending controversy over the revised benchmarks in rea
Education panels set to vote on Common Core revisions
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
passed last year aimed at ending controversy over the revised benchmarks in reading, writing and math. The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has already approved the changes, which were recommended by a 26-member panel of... Read more
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The Advocate
Education panels set to vote on Common Core revisionspassed last year aimed at ending controversy over the revised benchmarks in rea
Education panels set to vote on Common Core revisions
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
passed last year aimed at ending controversy over the revised benchmarks in reading, writing and math. The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has already approved the changes, which were recommended by a 26-member panel of... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana public schools face millions in cuts for first time in decades; what it means for teachers, studentsunwillingness to raise enough money during the first special session. As a res
Louisiana public schools face millions in cuts for first time in decades; what it means for teachers, students
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
unwillingness to raise enough money during the first special session. As a result, an MFP resolution approved by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education in March, including the $44 million that Edwards asked BESE to include, is dead... Read more
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The Advocate
In rarity, public schools face cut in state aidunwillingness to raise enough money during the first special session. As a res
In rarity, public schools face cut in state aid
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
unwillingness to raise enough money during the first special session. As a result, an MFP resolution approved by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education in March, including the $44 million that Edwards asked BESE to include, is dead... Read more
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The Advocate
LSU survey shows charter schools popular, vouchers less socurrent rules, a charter school applicant whose bid is rejected by a local scho
LSU survey shows charter schools popular, vouchers less so
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
current rules, a charter school applicant whose bid is rejected by a local school board can take the proposal to the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. That list includes the St. Tammany, Ascension, Livingston, Jefferson, St.... Read more
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The Advocate
Judge declines to toss lawsuit challenging new funding formula for New Orleans schoolscontracts call for funding according to the state’s Minimum Foundation Program,
Judge declines to toss lawsuit challenging new funding formula for New Orleans schools
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
contracts call for funding according to the state’s Minimum Foundation Program, a formula approved each year by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Legislature. The defendants, however, say the contracts also say Lusher... Read more
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The Advocate
Facing pay freezes and layoffs, Lafayette Parish School Board nixes applications for 2 more charter schoolsthe district for transportation and special-education services. Knezek said th
Facing pay freezes and layoffs, Lafayette Parish School Board nixes applications for 2 more charter schools
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
the district for transportation and special-education services. Knezek said the motions were an effort to show the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education that the district attempted to negotiate with the schools. The charter schools... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette school board will consider opening its own charter high schoolapproval to submit a Type 4 charter application — one opened in coordination wi
Lafayette school board will consider opening its own charter high school
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
approval to submit a Type 4 charter application — one opened in coordination with the local school district and the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. One of those schools, the Jefferson Chamber Foundation Academy, is proposing a... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette school board will consider opening its own charter high schoolBoard will discuss opening a Type 4 charter — one opened in coordination with t
Lafayette school board will consider opening its own charter high school
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
Board will discuss opening a Type 4 charter — one opened in coordination with the local school district and the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education — at a special meeting on Tuesday, during which it will hear presentations ahead... Read more
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