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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 13 hours 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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The Advocate
Ascension Parish voters to consider renewing millage April 9 to build schools, renovate buildingsin 16 elementary schools, seven middle schools and four high schools, is ranked
Ascension Parish voters to consider renewing millage April 9 to build schools, renovate buildings
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
in 16 elementary schools, seven middle schools and four high schools, is ranked fourth in the state in performance by the Louisiana Department of Education. Twelve of its 27 schools have earned an A from the state, and the district has no schools... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Caddo school board votes to close Barret Paideia Academythe district. Barret Paideia Academy has consistently received a failing grade
Caddo school board votes to close Barret Paideia Academy
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
the district. Barret Paideia Academy has consistently received a failing grade over the last 5 years, according to the Louisiana Department of Education website. "Sending the kids out into better schools may give them a better chance, a better... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Locals react to Obama directive to allow bathroom access for transgender peoplewe can provide." Beauregard Superintendent Tim Cooley told KPLC: "We are curre
Locals react to Obama directive to allow bathroom access for transgender people
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
we can provide." Beauregard Superintendent Tim Cooley told KPLC: "We are currently awaiting further direction from The Louisiana Department of Education, the Louisiana School Board, and the Governor's office in regards to this matter. But we... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
How federal guidance on transgender students may affect La. schoolsLouisiana Department of Education attorneys are reviewing federal guidelines is
How federal guidance on transgender students may affect La. schools
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
Louisiana Department of Education attorneys are reviewing federal guidelines issued last week regarding the treatment of transgender students. The department plans to “provide assistance to Louisiana’s school districts in addressing the needs of... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Federal Gov't: Provide transgender-friendly bathrooms or lose federal fundingpay for the home schools or private schools. I won't have mine in public. It's
Federal Gov't: Provide transgender-friendly bathrooms or lose federal funding
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 days ago
pay for the home schools or private schools. I won't have mine in public. It's ridiculous," said Johnson. According to the Louisiana Department of Education, that means over a billion dollars with Louisiana receiving $1.1 billion for the current... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Federal Gov't: Provide transgender-friendly bathrooms or lose federal fundingpay for the home schools or private schools. I won't have mine in public. It's
Federal Gov't: Provide transgender-friendly bathrooms or lose federal funding
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 11 days ago
pay for the home schools or private schools. I won't have mine in public. It's ridiculous," said Johnson. According to the Louisiana Department of Education, that means over a billion dollars with Louisiana receiving $1.1 billion for the current... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Federal Gov't: Provide transgender-friendly bathrooms or lose federal fundingpay for the home schools or private schools. I won't have mine in public. It's
Federal Gov't: Provide transgender-friendly bathrooms or lose federal funding
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 11 days ago
pay for the home schools or private schools. I won't have mine in public. It's ridiculous," said Johnson. According to the Louisiana Department of Education, that means over a billion dollars with Louisiana receiving $1.1 billion for the current... 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 12 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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FOX 8 New Orleans
Locals react to new school guidelines for transgender studentslose that detail,” said local attorney Doug Sunseri, who has spoken on transgen
Locals react to new school guidelines for transgender students
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 12 days ago
lose that detail,” said local attorney Doug Sunseri, who has spoken on transgender legislation at the state capitol. The Louisiana Department of Education issued this statement in response to the directive out of Washington: “The United States... 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 12 days ago
against transgender students on the basis of their sex,” U. S. Attorney General Loretta E. 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
Under fire: Obama’s transgender directive for schools likely to spark controversy, pushbackagainst transgender students on the basis of their sex,” U. S. Attorney General
Under fire: Obama’s transgender directive for schools likely to spark controversy, pushback
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
against transgender students on the basis of their sex,” U. S. Attorney General Loretta E. 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
Obama transgender order under review, and fireagainst transgender students on the basis of their sex,” U. S. Attorney General
Obama transgender order under review, and fire
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
against transgender students on the basis of their sex,” U. S. Attorney General Loretta E. 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
Evaluators consider applications for more Lafayette Parish charter schoolson whether there’s a demand for such a model from families in the Lafayette are
Evaluators consider applications for more Lafayette Parish charter schools
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
on whether there’s a demand for such a model from families in the Lafayette area. The schools are also rated D and F on Louisiana Department of Education school report cards, which led evaluators to question whether the grades will affect... Read more
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The Advocate
Evaluators consider applications for more charter schools in Lafayette Parishon whether there’s a demand for such a model from families in the Lafayette are
Evaluators consider applications for more charter schools in Lafayette Parish
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
on whether there’s a demand for such a model from families in the Lafayette area. The schools are also rated D and F on Louisiana Department of Education school report cards, which led evaluators to question whether the grades will affect... Read more
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The Advocate
Spanish Lake principal earns shot at state titlePrimary has consistently achieved high student performance scores. It is curren
Spanish Lake principal earns shot at state title
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
Primary has consistently achieved high student performance scores. It is currently rated as an A school and achieved the Louisiana Department of Education’s “Top Gains School” distinction in 2015, 2013 and 2012, the release said. The ability to... 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 20 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
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 20 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
7 high schools improve test scoresThe seven high schools in Livingston Parish that have received scores from the
7 high schools improve test scores
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
The seven high schools in Livingston Parish that have received scores from the Louisiana Department of Education show tremendous improvements in measures used to assess school performance, collectively growing 50.8 school performance points over last... Read more
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The Advocate
Some kick in the race for better public educationgraduation, and more Louisiana students than ever are earning that diploma. The
Some kick in the race for better public education
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
graduation, and more Louisiana students than ever are earning that diploma. The rate reached 77.5 percent in 2015, the Louisiana Department of Education announced Monday. State Superintendent of Education John White said that is an all-time... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
Beauregard remains in graduation rate Top 10The Louisiana Department of Education (DOE) has released the 2015 cohort data f
Beauregard remains in graduation rate Top 10
Beauregard Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
The Louisiana Department of Education (DOE) has released the 2015 cohort data for graduation rates which shows Beauregard Parish tied for the fourth-highest graduation rate in the state, according to Timothy J. Cooley, Superintendent of Beauregard... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Caddo Parish School Board discusses closing Barret Paideiachance, a better education may start an upward spiral." So how has the school
Caddo Parish School Board discusses closing Barret Paideia
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 22 days ago
chance, a better education may start an upward spiral." So how has the school been performing? A quick search on the Louisiana Department of Education website reveals Barret Paideia Academy has consistently received a failing grade over the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Caddo Parish School Board discusses closing Barret Paideiachance, a better education may start an upward spiral." So how has the school
Caddo Parish School Board discusses closing Barret Paideia
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 22 days ago
chance, a better education may start an upward spiral." So how has the school been performing? A quick search on the Louisiana Department of Education website reveals Barret Paideia Academy has consistently received a failing grade over the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Caddo Parish School Board to discuss closing Barret Paideiachance, a better education may start an upward spiral." So how has the school
Caddo Parish School Board to discuss closing Barret Paideia
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 22 days ago
chance, a better education may start an upward spiral." So how has the school been performing? A quick search on the Louisiana Department of Education website reveals Barret Paideia Academy has consistently received a failing grade over the... Read more
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The Advocate
Some kick in the race for better public educationgraduation, and more Louisiana students than ever are earning that diploma. The
Some kick in the race for better public education
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
graduation, and more Louisiana students than ever are earning that diploma. The rate reached 77.5 percent in 2015, the Louisiana Department of Education announced Monday. State Superintendent of Education John White said that is an all-time... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
OUR TURN: Graduation RatesCongratulations to state educators, teachers and parents. New statistics releas
OUR TURN: Graduation Rates
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 22 days ago
Congratulations to state educators, teachers and parents. New statistics released yesterday by the Louisiana Department of Education show that the state’s high school graduation rate improved to an all-time high last year of almost 78 percent. That... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
OUR TURN: Graduation RatesCongratulations to state educators, teachers and parents. New statistics releas
OUR TURN: Graduation Rates
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 22 days ago
Congratulations to state educators, teachers and parents. New statistics released yesterday by the Louisiana Department of Education show that the state’s high school graduation rate improved to an all-time high last year of almost 78 percent. That... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Officials announce road closures in northern Caddo ParishLouisiana. High school graduation rate vaults to all-time highHigh school grad
Officials announce road closures in northern Caddo Parish
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 23 days ago
Louisiana. High school graduation rate vaults to all-time highHigh school graduation rate vaults to all-time high The Louisiana Department of Education announced Monday that the state's four-year high school graduation rate increased for a... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Gov. Edwards announces over $13 Million in community development block grantsLouisiana. High school graduation rate vaults to all-time highHigh school grad
Gov. Edwards announces over $13 Million in community development block grants
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 23 days ago
Louisiana. High school graduation rate vaults to all-time highHigh school graduation rate vaults to all-time high The Louisiana Department of Education announced Monday that the state's four-year high school graduation rate increased for a... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
High school graduation rate vaults to all-time highThe Louisiana Department of Education announced Monday that the state's four-ye
High school graduation rate vaults to all-time high
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 23 days ago
The Louisiana Department of Education announced Monday that the state's four-year high school graduation rate increased for a fifth consecutive year in 2015, reaching an all-time high of 77.5 percent for the class graduating that year. This... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
City of Shreveport providing sandbags to residents, businessesLouisiana. High school graduation rate vaults to all-time highHigh school grad
City of Shreveport providing sandbags to residents, businesses
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 23 days ago
Louisiana. High school graduation rate vaults to all-time highHigh school graduation rate vaults to all-time high The Louisiana Department of Education announced Monday that the state's four-year high school graduation rate increased for a... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Caddo Parish leads region in graduation rate growthschools in Caddo Parish are improving student outcomes by leaps and bounds, acc
Caddo Parish leads region in graduation rate growth
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 23 days ago
schools in Caddo Parish are improving student outcomes by leaps and bounds, according to information released Monday by the Louisiana Department of Education. “Because of the hard work of students, families, and educators, thousands more young... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Caddo Parish leads region in graduation rate growthschools in Caddo Parish are improving student outcomes by leaps and bounds, acc
Caddo Parish leads region in graduation rate growth
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 23 days ago
schools in Caddo Parish are improving student outcomes by leaps and bounds, according to information released Monday by the Louisiana Department of Education. “Because of the hard work of students, families, and educators, thousands more young... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
DeSoto No. 3 in La. with graduation rate; Caddo posts single-year growth recordof our tireless commitment to prepare our students for college and career.” Ca
DeSoto No. 3 in La. with graduation rate; Caddo posts single-year growth record
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 23 days ago
of our tireless commitment to prepare our students for college and career.” Caddo also received recognition from the Louisiana Department of Education for having one of the highest single-year increases (9.3 percent) in economically... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Louisiana high school graduation rate reaches all-time highrate in 2015 made the second largest gain in the past 10 years and reached an a
Louisiana high school graduation rate reaches all-time high
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 23 days ago
rate in 2015 made the second largest gain in the past 10 years and reached an all-time high of 77.5 percent. The Louisiana Department of Education reported the graduation rate increased 2.9 percent over last year and was the fifth year in... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Initial PARCC scores show promising results, but …to celebrate the gains, without ignoring the caveats and pitfalls of overrelian
Initial PARCC scores show promising results, but …
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 23 days ago
to celebrate the gains, without ignoring the caveats and pitfalls of overreliance on charts numbers. For one, the Louisiana Department of Education did not say the PARCC tests taken by students in Louisiana were identical as other states,... Read more
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The Advocate
East Baton Rouge school system showcases public school programs at eventschool system, which has seen a roughly 2,000-student downturn in enrollment fr
East Baton Rouge school system showcases public school programs at event
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
school system, which has seen a roughly 2,000-student downturn in enrollment from 2012-2015, according to figures from the Louisiana Department of Education. The National Center for Education Statistics predicts fewer students will enroll in... Read more
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The Advocate
East Baton Rouge school system showcases public school programs at eventschool system, which has seen a roughly 2,000-student downturn in enrollment fr
East Baton Rouge school system showcases public school programs at event
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
school system, which has seen a roughly 2,000-student downturn in enrollment from 2012-2015, according to figures from the Louisiana Department of Education. The National Center for Education Statistics predicts fewer students will enroll in... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Gov. Edwards counters criticism regarding voucher cutsif he could just hold on and let us keep what we've got to go head on." Barry
Gov. Edwards counters criticism regarding voucher cuts
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 27 days ago
if he could just hold on and let us keep what we've got to go head on." Barry Landry, director of public affairs for the Louisiana Department of Education, released the following statement regarding the proposed voucher budget... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Gov. Edwards counters criticism regarding voucher cutsif he could just hold on and let us keep what we've got to go head on." Barry
Gov. Edwards counters criticism regarding voucher cuts
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 27 days ago
if he could just hold on and let us keep what we've got to go head on." Barry Landry, director of public affairs for the Louisiana Department of Education, released the following statement regarding the proposed voucher budget... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Gov. Edwards counters criticism regarding voucher cutsif he could just hold on and let us keep what we've got to go head on." Barry
Gov. Edwards counters criticism regarding voucher cuts
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 27 days ago
if he could just hold on and let us keep what we've got to go head on." Barry Landry, director of public affairs for the Louisiana Department of Education, released the following statement regarding the proposed voucher budget... Read more
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The Advocate
Dutchtown eighth-grader wins state Student of the Year awardtries again. It is this, her quiet determination that makes her such a wonderfu
Dutchtown eighth-grader wins state Student of the Year award
The Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
tries again. It is this, her quiet determination that makes her such a wonderful student and such a wonderful person.” The Louisiana Department of Education named the 2016 Students of the Year winners and honored all 18 regional finalists for the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
BESE representative Holly Boffy touring BarbeThe Louisiana Department of Education is hosting a classroom tour at Barbe High
BESE representative Holly Boffy touring Barbe
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 30 days ago
The Louisiana Department of Education is hosting a classroom tour at Barbe High School for BESE representative Holly Boffy. This is a part of LDE's Believe and Prepare initiative for BESE representatives to see how current teachers are preparing... Read more

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