But Jindal's own state education superintendent, John White, is incensed. "It is outside the bounds of both our state's laws
Enacted in 1981, the Balanced Treatment for Creation-Science and Evolution-Science Act directs classroom teachers to instruct
White is currently caught up in a legal fight with the U.S. Department of Justice over Louisiana's school vouchers program
Republicans tend to favor vouchers, but Democrats generally oppose them, saying they starve public schools of taxpayer money
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) on Saturday denounced as "shameful" a lawsuit filed last week by the U.S. Department of Justice
Will they create a world of equal opportunity that is the spirit animating our nation's education professionals? Or will they create a world to their liking in which parents and professional educators will have little or any voice?
Jindal has been a vocal critic of the American public education system and teachers unions, claiming they give students no
McDonnell Gets By With A Little Help From His Friend As Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) continued his push for education reforms in Virginia, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) stopped by for a little nudge in the right direction, reports the Associated Press. "Jindal was in Richmond for U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's fundraiser, so Gov. Bob McDonnell took the opportunity to have his fellow Republican talk about grading schools on an A-to-F scale and allowing the state to take over chronically failing schools," AP writes.
Too many tests in Texas? A group of parents certainly thinks so. "Texans Advocating for Meaningful Assessments recently made
I don't believe taxpayers pay taxes to subsidize a failing government school system. What they want is quality education provided to every child. No judge or elected official should be party to any effort that would allow a single child to drown in mediocrity just because his or her family is poor.
"When this was done in Texas, all this talk was what massive influence would do in other states," Robichaux told Gambit's
"To oppose school choice is to put the wishes of the adults who control the status quo ahead of the needs of our children
But at Broadmoor, a data-based model called "Diplomas Now" kept the school intact while tracking student performance beyond
In Louisiana, a voucher is issued to students from households earning less than 250 percent of the federal poverty threshold
Students tell KATC that the teacher arrived at school Wednesday wearing all black, "attending America's funeral" after Obama
Mr. Bonin, a Republican who supports charters but would like to see more community-based charter schools, agrees that the
Michelle Droddy, whose nine-year-old son is a student at J. Wallace James Elementary School in Lafayette, told KATC TV that
On one side are the free-market purists who argue that parents provide the best form of oversight. Under this mindset, families
Students are also returning to school this year under new school lunch guidelines to ensure students are given healthier