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2015/05/24 11:39
2015/05/24 11:39
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Geymann is the polite but persistent leader of the anti-Common Core forces in the Legislature. It all started when his sister, Leslie Truax, a high school history teacher in Lake Charles, called him...
2015/05/24 11:39
2015/05/24 11:39
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2015/05/22 02:39
2015/05/22 02:39
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The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday agreed to hire LSU for $1.5 million over the next five years to help Lee High School create three specialized academies focusing on digital arts,...
2015/05/19 20:35
2015/05/19 20:35
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There is now some hope that those groups will come out of the ongoing political game unscathed. A state House committee this week endorsed a bill that represents a compromise between proponents of...
2015/05/18 01:39
2015/05/18 01:39
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The compromise over Louisiana’s use of Common Core in public schools was heralded by supporters and critics of the multistate education standards. But exactly what the deal would mean for Louisiana’s...
2015/05/17 01:39
2015/05/17 01:39
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There cannot be a genuine compromise on Common Core, if that means Louisiana steps back from higher standards in public school classrooms. What we are seeing in the Legislature is a truce, not a...
2015/05/16 03:39
2015/05/16 03:39
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Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Attorney Mark Beebe for the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools enters the 19th JDC for a hearing where the case concerning charter school funding was...
2015/05/15 15:58
2015/05/15 15:58
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Letter to the editor: No educational equity without tackling economic and racial injustice As “Teacher Appreciation Day” has passed and “Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week” has come to a close (from...
2015/05/15 11:09
2015/05/15 11:09
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Old Sturbridge Village, a gem of a living history museum of 19th century New England life, may be ready to make some fresh history of its own. The museum is looking to establish a charter school on...
2015/05/14 01:39
2015/05/14 01:39
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A $3.6 billion public school financing formula that would boost spending by $78 million next year started moving forward in the Legislature, gaining approval Wednesday from the House Education...
2015/05/13 20:35
2015/05/13 20:35
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The proposal, the first piece of which won support from the House Education Committee without objection, calls for a wholesale review of English and math standards used in public schools. Development...
2015/05/13 12:50
2015/05/13 12:50
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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Nearly 700 students are on waiting lists for two Lafayette charter schools. Gifford Briggs, secretary of the Lafayette Charter Foundation board, says about 650 students are on a...
2015/05/13 02:39
2015/05/13 02:39
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With more than 90 percent of New Orleans’ public schools becoming charters since Hurricane Katrina a decade ago, it’s easy to forget that the charter school movement in Louisiana is twice as old as...
2015/05/13 01:09
2015/05/13 01:09
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Old Sturbridge Village explores creating a charter school STURBRIDGE - While nothing is etched in stone, carved in wood or churned in butter, Old Sturbridge Village is looking into establishing a...
2015/05/12 19:39
2015/05/12 19:39
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With all the budgetary drama roiling the State Capitol, there should be little appetite for resurrecting a controversy over Common Core academic standards. We hope that’s the case when the House...
2015/05/12 19:25
2015/05/12 19:25
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Lawmakers narrowly refused a proposal Tuesday that would have required the Louisiana Legislature to come into a veto session when a governor rejects bills. The House and...
2015/05/12 16:39
2015/05/12 16:39
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A bill that would ban Louisiana’s top school board from authorizing charter schools in districts rated A or B was rejected Tuesday morning by the House Education Committee. The vote was 6-10 and...
2015/05/10 00:39
2015/05/10 00:39
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Gov. Bobby Jindal continued to express confidence Friday that a way would be found to fill a $1.6 billion budget hole and fund college and health care without raising taxes. Jindal’s optimism came...
2015/05/08 02:39
2015/05/08 02:39
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The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday put off until June 1 a cost-cutting proposal to close White Hills Elementary School near Baker due to declining enrollment. Several White Hills...
2015/05/07 03:39
2015/05/07 03:39
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Warren Drake and East Baton Rouge Parish School Board leaders say they have worked out a deal to allow the former Zachary superintendent to take the helm of the second-largest public school system in...
2015/05/06 22:09
2015/05/06 22:09
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Colorio to run again for Worcester School Committee WORCESTER – Former Worcester School Committee member Donna M. Colorio took out nomination papers Wednesday to make another run for the board,...
2015/05/24 11:39
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