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The Advocate
AG opinion: Type 5 charters cannot expand beyond the failing public schools they took overchange. “We will not go away quietly in the night,” Domoine Rutledge said. “We
AG opinion: Type 5 charters cannot expand beyond the failing public schools they took over
The Advocate / Posted 23 hours ago
change. “We will not go away quietly in the night,” Domoine Rutledge said. “We expect the Recovery School District and the Louisiana Department of Education to comply with existing law. Period.” Rutledge did not rule out litigation to force the... Read more
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The Advocate
AG opinion: Type 5 charters cannot expand beyond the failing public schools they took overchange. “We will not go away quietly in the night,” Domoine Rutledge said. “We
AG opinion: Type 5 charters cannot expand beyond the failing public schools they took over
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
change. “We will not go away quietly in the night,” Domoine Rutledge said. “We expect the Recovery School District and the Louisiana Department of Education to comply with existing law. Period.” Rutledge did not rule out litigation to force the... Read more
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The Advocate
Charter school organizations are lacking in accountabilityinherited them from Advance Baton Rouge. This is NSBR’s “track record of excel
Charter school organizations are lacking in accountability
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
inherited them from Advance Baton Rouge. This is NSBR’s “track record of excellence,” despite receiving millions from the Louisiana Department of Education and the Baton Rouge Area Foundation. This illustrates why LCAs should not continue to... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
Summer food program fills gap with schools closedis helping kids get at least one square meal a day. The funds used for BeauCARE
Summer food program fills gap with schools closed
Beauregard Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
is helping kids get at least one square meal a day. The funds used for BeauCARE’s Food Program are reimbursed by the Louisiana Department of Education. LaKeitha Walters, Program Assistant Coordinator at BeauCARE, said breakfast is served for... Read more
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The Advocate
Do vouchers save Louisiana money? Legislature to get revised report after dispute over wordingThe Louisiana Department of Education will resubmit a required report to the Le
Do vouchers save Louisiana money? Legislature to get revised report after dispute over wording
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
The Louisiana Department of Education will resubmit a required report to the Legislature after controversy over purported claims that vouchers save the state money, officials said Tuesday. The decision stems from complaints by a member of the state... Read more
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The Advocate
Under fire: Obama’s transgender directive for schools sparks controversyagainst transgender students on the basis of their sex,” U.S. Attorney General
Under fire: Obama’s transgender directive for schools sparks controversy
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
against transgender students on the basis of their sex,” U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said. Officials of the Louisiana Department of Education said lawyers are reviewing the federal directive and the agency “will provide assistance to... Read more
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The Advocate
The same, yet different: Close vote officially cuts ‘Robert E.’ from Lee High Schoolopened in September 1959 by that name and retained that name for 67 years. The
The same, yet different: Close vote officially cuts ‘Robert E.’ from Lee High School
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
opened in September 1959 by that name and retained that name for 67 years. The new name, Lee High School, now heads to the Louisiana Department of Education, which has final say on public school names, but it’s expected to be approved. As they... Read more
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The Advocate
The same, yet different: Close vote officially cuts ‘Robert E.’ from Lee High Schoolin September 1959 by that name and retained that name for 67 years. The new na
The same, yet different: Close vote officially cuts ‘Robert E.’ from Lee High School
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
in September 1959 by that name and retained that name for 67 years. The new name, “Lee High School,” now heads to the Louisiana Department of Education, which has final say on public school names, but it’s expected to be approved. As they... Read more
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The Advocate
EBR School Board to consider online school that targets struggling and advanced studentstutoring. How well these district-run programs compare to the online charter a
EBR School Board to consider online school that targets struggling and advanced students
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
tutoring. How well these district-run programs compare to the online charter and private schools is an open question. The Louisiana Department of Education amasses lots of data, requires audits and assigns letter grades to its four stand-alone... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette area Business Briefs for June 12, 2016359-5626 and email help is at custserv@la.gov. Partnering with LOSFA in the Ba
Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette area Business Briefs for June 12, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
359-5626 and email help is at custserv@la.gov. Partnering with LOSFA in the Baton Rouge FAFSA Completion Challenge are the Louisiana Department of Education, East Baton Rouge Parish school system, Louisiana Educational Loan Authority and Career... Read more
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The Advocate
Livingston maintains its grade-A reputationThe Livingston Parish public school district retained its A rating when the Lou
Livingston maintains its grade-A reputation
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
The Livingston Parish public school district retained its A rating when the Louisiana Department of Education recently released last year’s final school report cards. The system was one of 10 to earn an A, along other local districts such as... Read more
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The Advocate
Around the Felicianas for June 9, 2016to West Feliciana Parish High School teacher Torrence Williams, who was named a
Around the Felicianas for June 9, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
to West Feliciana Parish High School teacher Torrence Williams, who was named a Teacher of the Year finalist. In May, the Louisiana Department of Education announced the names of the 18 finalists for 2017 Teacher and Principal of the Year. The... Read more
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The Advocate
Seeking court’s guidance is for protection of children in schoolsAs reported in The Advocate, the Louisiana Department of Education, or LDOE, ha
Seeking court’s guidance is for protection of children in schools
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
As reported in The Advocate, the Louisiana Department of Education, or LDOE, has sought the guidance of a state court in order to balance transparency in government and the protection of children. It is a crime in our state for education officials... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana’s education chief asks courts to block public records requests, claims release of data may violate student privacy rightsJames Finney and Mike Deshotels have proven to be thorns in the side of state E
Louisiana’s education chief asks courts to block public records requests, claims release of data may violate student privacy rights
The Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
James Finney and Mike Deshotels have proven to be thorns in the side of state Education Superintendent John White and the Louisiana Department of Education, filing a plethora of public records requests the past several years and even suing White... Read more
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The Advocate
Iberville School Board approves School Choice Policy — students can transfer from low-performing schoolslegal opinion from the state Attorney General’s Office. Many districts, she sai
Iberville School Board approves School Choice Policy — students can transfer from low-performing schools
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
legal opinion from the state Attorney General’s Office. Many districts, she said, were unsure which annual scores from the Louisiana Department of Education were to be used in the 2014-15 school term since the state releases new performance scores... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge judge rules use of tax dollars to fund certain charter schools is properof charter schools. Baton Rouge Judge Wilson Fields found the state Board of E
Baton Rouge judge rules use of tax dollars to fund certain charter schools is proper
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
of charter schools. Baton Rouge Judge Wilson Fields found the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Louisiana Department of Education didn’t violate the state’s constitution by using Minimum Foundation Program funds for the... Read more

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