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There has been an uproar in Louisiana over the Common Core education standards. Governor Jindal was once in favor of them and now he's against them. Many of our legislators have voiced disapproval...
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The three charter schools in Lafayette Parish anticipate full classrooms next month when the new academic year begins. The schools, overseen by local board members and operated by charter school...
2015/07/29 15:32
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The upcoming races for the state's top school board have helped temporarily shelve plans for a retreat by the 11-member panel. The state Board of Elementary and Secondary...
2015/07/28 00:39
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AMITE — The Tangipahoa Parish School Board said Wednesday it would not stand in the way of a charter school planning to open in Hammond this fall, as long as the school does not affect the district’s...
2015/07/17 20:39
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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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While still low nationally, the average composite score in Louisiana for a test of college readiness rose in 2015, officials said Thursday. The exam is called the ACT, and it shows how public and...
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In the latest snapshot on education in Louisiana, the average score for a national test of college readiness rose in 2015, officials said Thursday. The exam is called the ACT, and it shows how public...
2015/07/15 12:39
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The Lafayette Parish School System is ramping up marketing efforts to regain students who have left its classrooms for other options and to entice new families who have never enrolled. On Sunday,...
2015/07/15 01:39
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Warren Drake, East Baton Rouge Parish’s new school superintendent, told an audience of local conservative leaders Tuesday that he is making changes to improve public schools enough to stem the...
2015/07/14 23:39
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Is this how the Common Core wars end? Not with a fight to the finish but with a hearty chorus of “Kumbaya” among combatants who seem as surprised as anyone to be singing in harmony? Not with a...
2015/07/14 12:28
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ST. GABRIEL, La. (AP) - After the Iberville Parish School Board denied its application to open a charter school, the group of North Iberville parents and community leaders pushing for the school will...
2015/07/13 03:21
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CADDO-BOSSIER PARISH, La. (KTBS) - The 2015 fall election is quickly approaching, with big implications to k through 12 education. The roll of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will be...
2015/07/12 12:35
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If past debate is any indication, it’s difficult to imagine the new website — www.louisiana.statestandards.com — will glean many substantive or useful suggestions. That’s because both sides are...
2015/07/09 11:25
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Louisiana Education Department has launched its online portal that gives parents, teachers and others a chance to provide opinions on state standards in English language arts...
2015/07/09 02:41
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PC School Board rejects charter application The Pointe Coupee Parish School Board last week unanimously rejected an application from a nonprofit group looking to create a new Type 1 charter school in...
2015/07/09 00:41
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Parents and others can begin offering comments on Common Core through an online portal that is the first step in the review of the standards, officials of the state Department of Education said...
2015/07/08 22:09
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BOSTON - Citing his chairmanship of the board governing a new standardized testing system, a think tank has called for the Massachusetts education commissioner to recuse himself from the process of...
2015/07/08 00:39
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To the casual listener, it sounds as if John Bel Edwards plans, if elected governor this fall, to fire the state superintendent of education. Edwards criticized Superintendent John White — formerly...
2015/07/06 20:41
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Gov. Bobby Jindal radically overhauled Louisiana’s public schools, but disputes remain on the impact. Jindal, who is touting his education record in his bid for the 2016 presidential nomination,...
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State education leaders Friday began preliminary talks on how to toughen academic standards and make it harder for public schools to earn an A rating. “We do need to figure out what is that path,”...
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